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The kids' book of chess

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Workman Pub.,
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Illustrated Chess for Children was originally published in 1970. Now renamed, updated, newly illustrated, and presented with a custom-designed chess board and full set of chess pieces, the kids' book of chess and chess set introduces kids to the game that's inspired passion and challenge for over 900 years. Fantasy art captures the energy and excitement of chess's origins-the medieval battlefield-while a direct, lively text explains the game and its pieces in light of history. Readers are led through the fundamentals of beginning, middle, and end game, and shown winning strategies for offense and defense. Selection of the Book-of-the-Month and Trumpet Book clubs. Suitable for ages 8-12. 792,000 copies in print. Illustrations by Kimberly Bulcken Root.
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full_title kids book of chess
author kidder harvey
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lastUpdate 2018-03-10 04:22:42AM

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subject_facet Chess
title_display The kids' book of chess
title_full The kids' book of chess / by Harvey Kidder ; illustrations by Kimberly Bulcken Root
title_short The kids' book of chess
topic_facet Chess