Includes bibliographical references (p. 30) and index.
Hundreds of games -- History of cards -- What's in a deck? -- Card playing basics -- Pyanitsa : a game from Russia -- Go fish -- Solitaire : the royal palace -- Building a card house -- Cards around the world -- Glossary -- Did you know? -- Want to know more?
Provides a history of card games, step-by-step instuctions, and color illustrations that show how to play several card games.