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Jacks Around the World

Lankford, Mary D.

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ISBN 10: 0688137083 / ISBN 13: 9780688137083
Published by Morrow Junior Books, New York, 1996
Used Condition: As New Hardcover
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Smaller oblong 8vo. Approx 8 1/4" x 10 1/2". Glossy illustrated paper over board. Same illus. as dj. ISBN indicates a library binding. This is not an ex-lib copy. (1996) Print line is correct for 1st edition, but not so stated. Green colored paper eps. 40p including Bibliography and Index. Printed on coated stock. Color illustrations by Karen Dugan. Explores the game of Jacks, as played around the world. Countries featured include Brazil, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, People's Republic of China, Somalia, South Korea, Thailand, Tibet, Trinadad and Tobago, United States (Hawaii and Texas featured), and Zimbabwe with rules to follow the structure of the game as played in each country or location. Book and contents VG, clean, tight and bright. Little light wear to dj along top edge rear panel, with a couple of faint creases to the front inner jacket flap; else VG in protective mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 3185

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Title: Jacks Around the World

Publisher: Morrow Junior Books, New York

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Illustrated Boards

Illustrator: Dugan, Karen

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Near New

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Describes different jacks games from thirteen foreign countries, including Cinco Marias from Brazil and Maakgep from Thailand, in a colorful book that contains a wealth of cultural facts and images.

About the Author:

Mary D. Lankford was the director of library services for the Texas Education Agency and received many awards, among them the Texas Library Association Distinguished Service Award. Her informational books for children include Christmas USA, Christmas Around the World, and Jacks Around the World.

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