Bookworm: The Game Of Reading And Remembering
An entertaining introduction to children’s literature across the ages, Bookworm is a charming and challenging game for all the family. A passage from a children’s classic is read aloud, followed immediately by four questions based on particulars mentioned in that passage.
As the young are often so much better than adults at listening carefully and recalling the specific details of a story, Bookworm can be played as equals by players of very different ages. And where a child cannot yet read, players can play in teams.
Time: 30 minutes
Designer: Leslie Scott & Sara Finch
Type of Game: Reading and Remembering / Children’s / Memory
Originally devised by Oxford Games to celebrate the Bodleian Library’s acquisition of the Opie Collection of Children’s Literature, Bookworm comprises one hundred and twelve cards, each carrying a passage from a different children’s classic; an illustrated booklet with background information on each book, and a game board, beautifully decorated with an amusing Edwardian Alphabet.
1x Illustrated game board
4x Playing characters
1x Illustrated booklet
Not suitable for children under 36 months
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|Dimensions||33 × 23.5 × 4 cm|