This old-time card game is a favorite of all ages. Portraits of famous authors are shown on the cards which can be used for playing most other card games. Decks exist for all sorts of topic, including American Authors, Women Authors, and many more, including some non-authors such as "baseball legends" and "indian chiefs" decks.
Note: Authors is a more mature version of the Go Fish children's card game.
Number Of Players: 2 or more
Recommended Ages: 9 and up
- American Authors Card Game
Portraits of 13 selected American authors and their books are featured. Authors include Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Henry James, Theodore Dreiser, Robert Frost, Eugene O'Neill, F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner, James Baldwin, Thomas Wolfe, John Steinbeck, Willa Cather, and Ernest Hemingway.
- Children's Authors Card Game
Featuring 13 writers who have touched children's imaginations through their delightful books, including Dr. Seuss, A. A. Milne, Meindert Dejong, Rudyard Kipling, Hans Christian Anderson, Lewis Carroll, Charles Perrault, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Brothers Grimm, Joel Chandler Harris, Issac Bashevis Singer, Beatrix Potter, and J. M. Barrie.
- American Women Authors Card Game
The vital contributions of women to American literature are celebrated in this informative deck of 13 selected authors. Authors include Harriet Beecher Stowe, Phillis Wheatley, Marianne Moore, Dorothy Parker, Anne Bradstreet, Sarah Orne Jewett, Zora Neale Hurston, Lillian Hellman, Pearl Buck, Edith Wharton, Carson McCullers, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Emily Dickinson.