The Usborne Chess Book by Lucy Bowman

The Usborne Chess Book

Written by Lucy Bowman
Illustrated by Candice Whatmore

7+ readers   Christmas Books 2016    5+ readers   
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For those brand new to the game of chess this useful book will provide all the information needed to get them playing. For those who’ve already started playing chess it will test their understanding and help to improve their skills. Each page relates to a different piece or move and features an activity to reinforce what’s just been learned: readers are encouraged to write answers in or mark out moves using sheets of stickers provided. There are colourful boxes with helpful tips and reminders throughout and friendly illustrations of knights, kings, queens etc. to brighten up the pages and provide touches of humour. An excellent introduction to the game for readers of all ages. ~ Andrea Reece

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The Usborne Chess Book by Lucy Bowman

This book gives a whole new dimension to the game of chess, allowing children to hone their problem solving ability with chess themed games and puzzles. Filled wiith clear instructions, this is a great book for beginners.

Bursting with interesting activities and brilliant hints and tips, this will help sharpen chess skills, while also encouraging children to think strategically and tactically.

Illustrations on every page, and exciting stickers bring the chess pieces to life and help children to visualise the rules and logistics of chess.

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Book Info


Spiral bound
66 pages


Lucy Bowman
More books by Lucy Bowman


Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st August 2016




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