Vintage Party Games: A fascinating exploration of old-fashioned games and toys including parlor games, board games, ball games, and more


Learn about the origins of perenially popular games and toys, and read about lost classics and nostalgic party traditions in Vintage Party Games.

Let Marion Paull take you on a rose-tinted journey through the world of the party game, beginning with Playtime Before Computers, when children played with toys such as humming tops, tin noisemakers, rocking horses and more, many of which are still enjoyed today. In Playing Outside, find out the story behind Hopscotch, Tug o' War, and Capture the Flag, all of which will make you want to run outside and return to your childhood. In Party Time, there are fun facts about Pass the Parcel, Blind Man's Buff, Ring a Ring
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ISBN:

9781782492580

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

144

Dimensions:

18cm x 16cm

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Pop Culture

Publisher:

CICO

Published:

01 November 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Marion Paull