The Best Card Games Book - December 2020

Based on the analysis of 623 reviews.



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Top Choice
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Lindsay Small

Lindsay Small is the founder and owner of, a UK website which has assisted parents, grandparents and educators keep kids busy since 2000, with tens of thousands of free colouring pages, puzzles, worksheets and printable activities in addition to an enormous collection of craft ideas and games. Action Village has well over a million visitors each month.

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Oliver Ho

Yi-Sung Oliver Ho has released several novels for children, along with also his poetry and non-fiction have appeared in various magazines, including Descant, The New Quarterly and PopMatters. He has also written for the comic book anthology Holmes Incorporated. His website is

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David Parlett

Produced London UK 18 May 1939 to Sidney Thomas Parlett and Eleanor May Parlett née Nunan. Lived in Barry, Glamorgan, 1940-5. Brothers Graham (1946), Andrew (1956).) Educated Battersea Grammar School 1951-9, University College of Wales Aberystwyth 1959-63, BA in Modern Languages. Spent year as assistant teacher in France (Prades, Pyrénées Orientales). French instructor London and Ashford (Kent) 1964-7. Married Barbara Hoare 1966; children Elizabeth (1970), Edward (1973). Technical writer with London PR companies 1967-1974. Freelance writer for Games & Puzzles magazine 1974-1980. First of several books on indoor games printed 1977. Invented board sport Hare & Tortoise first published in UK 1974, at Germany 1978, received initial Game of the Year Award 1979, still in print. Joined Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) 1980. Translated selections from Carmina Burana released by Penguin Classics 1986.

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