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Children’s Card Games (84)

February 4th, 2010 · 3 Comments


John Jaques & Son, of Thornton Heath, published “French for Fun.”  The box promises that it’s “The most popular game ever published.”  That’s nice to know.  It’s yet another variation on the model of “Happy Families,” with sober renditions of food and household items to teach vocabulary.  This is the only omelet I’ve seen depicted in a card game; I’ve never thought about it, but they must be difficult to draw.

(Posted by Doug Skinner.  Merci à Angela Alverson.) 

Tags: Card Games · Ephemera

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 angela // Feb 5, 2010 at 10:49 am

    You are VERY welcome Mr. Skinner.

  • 2 Gail // Feb 7, 2010 at 6:50 pm

    pathetic drawing. Looks like the top of a bald man with green hair. It’s a challenge to draw an omelette, for sure.

  • 3 angela // Feb 8, 2010 at 10:27 am

    hmmmmm I see pancakes with a side of brussel sprouts…probably not the best combo.

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