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Join the world's greatest fictional detective and use your own powers of deduction to solve these puzzling mysteries. Sherlock Holmes Case Book: Solve-It-Yourself Mysteries is a remarkable collection of crimes from John Watson's case notes that features all of the twists and turns that have come to be expected from a Holmes case - but now it is up to you to solve them. There are 15 cases to be cracked, each of which requires the reader to use logic and powers of perception to answer a question at three points - the beginning, the middle and the end.
Pit your wits against some of the brightest minds in Britain by taking up the challenge of this ultimate quiz of 2000 questions from the Brain of Britain archives. Brain of Britain is the longest-running of all the broadcast quiz shows open to the public in Britain. With questions covering a wide range of general knowledge topics, let Russell Davies guide you through this challenging and entertaining set of 50 quizzes. Includes a fascinating history of the programme and the characters and stories that have made it so successful. In the appendix Russell offers a compelling account of the life of the programme's German-born inventor and first question-setter John P. Wynn.
The Mensa Puzzle Book is the ultimate collection of over 400 of the most testing problems that the world's leading puzzle-setters could create. These challenges include puzzles of all types, from logic and pattern-solving problems, to lateral thinking and riddles. You will need to utilize every aspect of your brainpower to solve them all. With such a breadth of challenges in this compendium of conundrums, there is something for every puzzler to enjoy.
Die Bielie Bybelpretboek 4 is ’n prettige manier om van die Bybel te leer en ook om jou kennis van die Bybel te toets. Die Bielie Bybelpretboek 4 is nie net vir individue bedoel nie – dit kan ook in kleingroepe of Sondagskoolklasse gebruik word. Dit bevat meer as 160 aktiwiteite, onder meer: woordsoeke, koderaaie, blokraaie en sudoku’s.
Wizard apprentices develop their powers of premonition by predicting the exact number of tricks they can win in each round of this enchanting card game.
Humans, dwarves, elves, and giants compete for power, but none can conquer the all-powerful Wizards.
A bumper collection of 300 quick crossword puzzles to test your word knowledge and have you reaching for the thesaurus. Standard 13x13 grid size. Solutions easily found at the back of the book. Keep your mind sharp and improve your word power at the same time. Ideal for whiling away those long commutes, travelling on holiday or relaxing at home.
Filled with wacky, witty fun, the word puzzles in this collection continue in the tradition of the Jumble(R) fan favorites. For more than 40 years, millions of newspaper readers have delighted in solving Jumble(R), which appears in hundreds of national papers and in these puzzle books that offer hours of challenging wordplay and fun. Each page features a series of mixed-up words coupled with a cartoon clue, and one letter from each word is used to form the answer to the puzzle.
The Daily Mail returns with this bumper-sized volume of cryptic crosswords. With over 200 perplexing cryptic crosswords, you will be thinking sideways, every which way and outside of the box to solve the puzzles. Perfect for those who love wordplay and cracking clues, Daily Mail Big Book of Cryptic Crosswords Volume 1 provides the ultimate entertainment for any spare moments in the day.
Join the world's greatest detective and use your own powers of deduction to solve this series of ingenious enigmas. This pack contains puzzle cards, a book of clues and tips for solving like the great man himself, a clue-taking notepad, a timer and all puzzle solutions and explanations. With puzzles rated from Elementary to Fiendish, there's something to challenge every sleuth.
Almal – oud en jonk – is tans oor die węreld heen aan die hekel. En oraloor maak die alombekende oumablokkie weer sy verskyning. Hierdie nuwe hekelboek deur ’n topverkoper-outeur bied vars en oorspronklike idees vir motiewe: Marokkaanse, Delftse, Persiese en Mediterreense blokpatrone met interessante tegnieke, soos oppervlakwerk, maak die patrone, wat op verskeie maniere gebruik kan word, anders en interessant. Elke patroon bevat ’n diagram, die grootte, die aantal kleure, die moeilikheidsgraad en die volledige patroon.
Give your mind a linguistic workout with 200 new quick crossword puzzles. These will have you searching for the dictionary! Keep your mind sharp and improve your word power at the same time. Ideal for whiling away those long commutes, travelling on holiday or relaxing at home. These puzzles offer a general knowledge challenge and a test of your English language abilities at the same time.
Calling all word search wizards! Here are over 300 astounding new puzzles that will have you hunting for hours. Inside you'll find a wonderful world of 300 thematic word searches to explore, with some real brain teasers along the way. Whether you're playing at home with a cup of tea, on the train, or lounging by a sunny pool: these are the puzzles for you! So sit back, relax, and prepare for a non-stop word search extravaganza! Solutions appear in the back.
The Daily Mail returns with its brand new collection of devilishly difficult cryptic crosswords! Put your mind to the ultimate test with Daily Mail Cryptic Crosswords Volume 1. For novices and experts alike, this collection of crosswords will provide hours of fun, as you work your way through the puzzling clues. With 100 cryptic puzzles, these crosswords will stimulate your brain and keep you entertained at all times!
Following the success of 'Ideas Behind Modern Chess Openings', this comprehensive companion volume gives the complete opening repertoire for Black. A must for anyone who plays with Black pieces, these low-maintenance, easy-to-follow openings can be played from the very first move, enabling players to dictate the development of the game from a very early stage. Chess grids throughout demonstrate key lines and aid and accelerate learning. Gary Lane annotates the illustrated games in the instructive and accessible style that has made him one of the most popular chess writers in the world today.
Enter the world of Escape Room Puzzles, but beware ... once you enter, you only have a limited time to solve the puzzles before time runs out and you are locked in forever! Become Adam Parkinson, a young investigative journalist, and join his conspiracy-theorist friend Henry Fielding as they take on the diabolical Wexell Corporation. You must guide Adam through 10 precarious rooms, solving the puzzles he finds in each one, discovering what Wexell are up to, and then escaping to the next location. Written by an expert escape room creator, Escape Room Puzzles can be enjoyed either on your own or played as a group. The story takes you from Adam's apartment in London to an ancient ruin buried under a Spanish city... and beyond. There are a wide variety of puzzle types, including traditional puzzles on the page and more interactive puzzles that involve paper-crafting. A timed element is also included to supply an added element of tension.
Which is the smallest book in the Bodleian Library? Who complained when their secret pen name was revealed in the library's catalogue? How many miles of shelving are there in the Book Storage Facility? What is the story behind the library's refusal to lend a book to King Charles I? And, what is fasciculing? The answers to these questions and many more can be found inside this intriguing miscellaneous collection of curious facts and stories about the Bodleian Library in Oxford. Home to more than 12 million books and a vast array of treasures including the Gutenberg bible, J.R.R. Tolkien's hand-painted watercolours for 'The Hobbit', Shakespeare's First Folio and four thirteenth-century copies of Magna Carta, the Bodleian Library is one of the most magnificent libraries in the world with a fascinating history. 'Bodleianalia' delights in uncovering some of the lesser known facts about Britain's oldest university library. Through a combination of lists, statistics, and bitesize nuggets of information, it reveals many of the quirks of fate, eccentric characters, and remarkable events which have contributed to the making of this renowned institution. The perfect book for trivia-lovers and bibliophiles, it also offers readers a behind-the-scenes peek into the complex workings of a modern, world-class library in the twenty-first century.
Riddles and Conundrums is a fiendish, unstructured collection of riddles, lateral thinking problems, conundrums, mind mazes, posers and baffling brain twisters. Dip in anytime and solve a puzzle or two, or work your way through over 100 games and puzzles to strengthen your brain power.
Uuncommon knowledge and necessary trivia for cat lovers. The irresistible appeal of cats meets the addictive fun of trivia in one frisky calendar. It's a reverent, charming, illustrated ode to cats, with day after day of quirky facts: Did you know that cats are sensitive to vibrations and can detect earthquake tremors before humans can? Or that these crepuscular creatures are most alert during twilight hours? With jokes (What do you call a cat that loves to bowl? An alley cat!), rare breeds to discover--like the Bengal and the Manx--and humorous quotes from fellow feline fans: Cats will amusingly tolerate humans only until someone comes up with a tin opener that can be operated with a paw. --Terry Pratchett. Full-color photographs and charming illustrations throughout. A jolly gift to delight any cat lover.
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