The World's Greatest Backyard Games

The Definitive Guide to the World's Top Yard Games

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Cover Art for 9781733240222, The World's Greatest Backyard Games by Matthew Grear
ISBN: 9781733240222
Publisher: Prensa Press
Published: 1 July, 2021
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
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The World's Greatest Backyard Games is the definitive book on the top yard games from six of the world's seven continents. The book is a must-have for backyard warriors, lawn enthusiasts, and anyone interested in a spark of inspiration for a summer of competitive fun among friends. This encyclopedia of yard games leads readers through the ins and outs of the world's 28 greatest lawn games ranging from classics such as Spain's Caliche and Native American's Cherokee marbles to newcomers such as the U.S.'s Spikeball and Ethiopia's Korbo. The highly illustrated book features photos for each game as well as official rules, a detailed list of what's needed to play, and diagrams of the playing fields. Readers will not only learn how to play these incredibly diverse games but will also learn of their rich histories dating back thousands of years and oftentimes hilarious backstories.


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