My puzzle-based chess workbook CHESS FOR KIDS was published by Hachette Book Group in July 2022. The fundamentals of chess are presented in an image-based, step-by-step format to make the game easy and accessible for 7-12 year olds. structure. Each page is a mini-lesson including two worked examples. The student is asked to draw the next move on the puzzles shown in an activity designed to take 10-15 minutes. CHESS FOR KIDS assumes no prior knowledge of chess and presents about 150 lessons over 180 pages. Answers are provided at the back of the book.
The link below brings you to the book page. Below the cover image of the book you will find a link to access a free examination copy.
“Examination Copies” are provided to teachers who enter their classroom data in the form. There is no charge for the book.
“Desk copies” are available with a classroom quantity of purchase (meaning, a copy per student) and are sold at 50% off cover price.
I am an established children’s book author specializing in STEM-related activity books. I author Build It!, a 17-title series of Lego building instruction books, and Play it!, a 4-title beginner piano series which uses color-coded notes and icons to help children learn to play the songs they love quickly and easily.