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Tag, Toss & Run: 40 Classic Lawn Games

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Rediscover the pleasure of classic backyard games with this guide to 40 time-tested favorites--from classics like capture the flag, croquet, badminton, and bocce. Paul Tukey, a co-author, also includes kubb, molkky and ladder golf as some of his favorites.

The authors offer a quick overview of the basic structure of each game, as well as strategies for playing and tips for creating fun variations. From the Back CoverCome Out and Play!Long summer afternoons spent playing Kick the Can, Capture the Flag, and Wiffle Ball you loved those games and the carefree hours spent in the sunshine with your best buddies.

Now, even if you can't remember the difference between dodgeball and double ball, you can brush up on the rules of your favorite classic backyard games (plus learn a few new ones!) and begin some new family traditions with your kids.

About the Author: Paul Tukey is the co-author of Tag, Toss & Run with Victoria Rowell, and the author of The Organic Lawn Care Manual. He is the national spokesperson for SafeLawns, a nonprofit advocacy group for chemical-free lawn care. He was formerly host of People, Places, and Plants on HGTV and is an award-winning film producer. He and his family enjoy playing lawn games in their yard in Rhode Island.

Victoria Rowell is a former television actress (Diagnosis Murder, The Young and the Restless) and the spokeswoman for the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a charity helping disadvantaged children. She founded the Rowell Foster Children Positive Plan in 2000 to give emotional and financial support to foster children. She is the author of The Women Who Raised Me, a memoir about her own experience as a foster child. She is the co-author of Tag, Toss & Run with Paul Tukey.

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