My First Chess Book by Katie Daynes
  

My First Chess Book

Written by Katie Daynes
Illustrated by The Boy Fitz Hammond

7+ readers   5+ readers   

The Lovereading4Kids comment

A really effective ‘how to’ book, this gives readers all the information they’ll need to play chess, while letting them know exactly why it is so popular, and how exciting it is. It explains the pieces and their moves, the aims of the game and means of attack and defence. There are regular reminders of what’s been said and exercises to try. Layout and illustration give it a very friendly feel – the pieces are animated and talk directly to the reader - and there’s extra information slipped in too on the history of the game. A book that will really inspire children to open a chessboard and start playing. ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

My First Chess Book by Katie Daynes

Meet the characters that make up a chess army and learn how to fight your first battle in this friendly introduction to the game. My First Chess Book is written clearly and simply, with entertaining examples, making it the perfect starting point for young children - and a handy refresher guide for parents and grandparents!

About the Author

Katie Daynes

Katie studied languages at Cambridge University and soon discovered it wasn’t just French or Italian she loved, but language itself.

Katie now has two little children of her own and they are definitely her fiercest critics.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

Katie Daynes
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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

5th April 2018

ISBN

9781474941082

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