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The Play Book Review by Heidi Strawser

JoJo Tabares
Art of Eloquence

I would love to say that I don't have time to write this review because I have to go and play some of these games with my kids; but that would defeat the purpose, wouldn't it? You want to know about this book, so I need to write my review and then I can go play!

All of JoJo's Art of Eloquence books are great for teaching communication skills, a rather lost art in today's society. However, this one, in particular, is just plain fun. After all, a book called The Play Book has got to be fun, right? In this book, you will find lots and lots of fun games to play with your kids. Some of them are old games that you probably played as a child (like Telephone and Simon Says), but JoJo has added new twists to them to make them more interesting. Some are new games that JoJo has made up to play with her own kids and has graciously shared in this book. All of the games work to develop good communication skills in your kids, with the skill being focused on in each game explained in the directions. But guess what? Your kids will never know they're learning!

So, if you're looking for a great way to incorporate some learning into your days, but your kids are resistant, check out this book. I promise, you'll have all kinds of fun. And now, I'm going to go and PLAY!

Product review by Heidi Strawser, E-Book Reviews Specialist, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, 2008