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The Kids' Summer Fun Book: Great Games, Activities, and Adventures for the Entire Family Paperback – April 1, 2011


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 8 and up
  • Grade Level: 3 and up
  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series; 1 edition (April 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0764145819
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764145810
  • Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 8 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,400,351 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"The Kids' Summer Fun Book is a treasury of both time-tested and inventive activities. Highly recommended."
--The Midwest Book Review

About the Author

Claire Gillman is the author of several children's adventure books. Married and the mother of two adolescent boys, she and her family live on the edge of the West Pennines in England's moors country.

Sam Martin is a former senior editor at This Old House magazine, and the author of several books for both the juvenile and adult markets. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and sons.

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I purchased this book to find some fun ideas for things to do with my kids over the summer. I was disappointed to find that the ideas were very generic and not very clever. The first section of the book (33 pages out of 125) is about things to do at the beach or on water. Ideas include waterskiing and explorings sea caves. Come on! The sports and games section teaches you everything from how to play basketball and softball to hula hoop and tug of war. Each description is a page long and not very informative. They do have some cute ideas but they do not make up for the overall fluff in this book.

If you don't live by (or travel to) the ocean or need basic instructions on how to play sports I would suggest you skip this book.
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