Scales & Tales: A Beginner's Guide to Fantasy Role-Playing Games (Paperback)

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For those looking to introduce RPGs to young players, Scales & Tales offers simple rules, easy instructions, and fun activities for family and friends to enjoy. With a breakdown of different heroes and creatures, an easy adventure full of silly creatures, and fun games and puzzles to play together, this book offers hours of fun without overwhelming young readers with game mechanics.

Scales & Tales is a rule book, an easy instruction manual, and an activity book all in one! With clear and concise language, along with adorable illustrations, this book serves as the perfect introduction to role-playing games for kids and parents alike. Everything a new player would need to start a tabletop role-playing game: imagination starters, heroes, drawing games, monsters, epic quests, and more! Scales & Tales contains ways of augmenting your traditional "End-Boss Combat" with fun drawing games and party puzzles.  

Games like:
  • Telephone,
  • Blind drawing, and
  • Pictionary-like games.

With fun illustrations, clear instructions, and kid-friendly games to “slay” the enemy, this book will bring in players of all ages for hours of fun.

About the Author

KEVIN SHERRY grew up in Southern New Jersey before moving to Baltimore to study Art at the Maryland Institute, College of Art.

He is the author and illustrator of many children's picture books including I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean, which received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews, and a spot in the Original Art Show hosted by the Society of Illustrators. He is also the creator of the hilarious chapter books series The Yeti Files.

He is a chef, an avid cyclist, and a performer of hilarious puppet shows for kids and adults. Kevin lives with his wonderful wife Erin and their two cats, Kinkos and Ruby.
Kevin does school visits and lectures and book signings!
Product Details
ISBN: 9781524885564
ISBN-10: 1524885568
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Publication Date: April 23rd, 2024
Pages: 144
Language: English