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  • Cover image of book The Very British Problems Christmas Quiz Book by Rob Temple
    The Very British Problems Christmas Quiz Book - by Rob Temple

    £14.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781408730669 | ISBN 10: 1408730669

    The perfect quiz book to get you in the Christmassy mood, to play at the office Christmas lunch or to pop into a stocking.   In Britain, it's estimated that 800 million of what traditional Christmas treat are eaten each year? Which actor giv ... more

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  • Cover image of book Have I Got News For You: The Quiz of 2023 by Have I Got News For You
    Have I Got News For You: The Quiz of 2023 - by Have I Got News For You

    £16.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781408727119 | ISBN 10: 1408727110

    The ideal gift to give this Christmas (to someone else or to yourself), this book contains all the fun of being on ‘Have I Got News for You’ without the fear of Ian Hislop pressing you on shady business dealings from 2008.   Whether it w ... more

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  • Cover image of book The 90s Activity Book (for Adults): Chilled-Out Quizzes, Puzzles, Colouring and More by Victoria Carser and Gareth Moore
    The 90s Activity Book (for Adults): Chilled-Out Quizzes, Puzzles, Colouring and More - by Victoria Carser and Gareth Moore

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529925517 | ISBN 10: 1529925517

    Take a chill pill with the best-ever decade (90s icon escapism, cool quizzes, word puzzles, colouring pages, dot-to-dots and bespoke chillout playlist)!   Stop scrolling and chill with this 100% analogue-age timeout.   Every page is a h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book: Legends and Landmarks by Ordnance Survey
    The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book: Legends and Landmarks - by Ordnance Survey

    £16.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781399611077 | ISBN 10: 1399611070

    Come on a puzzle adventure and meet iconic figures from British history.   The bestselling series returns with over 300 new puzzles to test the whole family, including 40 maps from the Ordnance Survey’s illustrious archive.   Track do ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Twelve Quizzes of Christmas by Frank Paul
    The Twelve Quizzes of Christmas - by Frank Paul

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780861546817 | ISBN 10: 0861546814

    Legendary quizmaster Frank Paul invites us into our favourite Christmas stories – with a twist.  Try to outwit a cold-blooded child genius in his empty home, save Christmas from the vengeful monster Grod, and enjoy the cheesy romance of Love Fa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book Lover
    The Book Lover's Quiz Book 2: More Quizzes for Book Whizzes - by Gary Wigglesworth

    £16.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781472148285 | ISBN 10: 1472148282

    Put your bookworm reputation on the line and prove your literary knowledge with this collection of quizzes for book whizzes.  Book lovers can answer questions by themselves or host a quiz among friends with twenty-four quizzes to keep you gue ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Black British Quiz Book by Prtyhere
    The Black British Quiz Book - by Prtyhere

    £12.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780008584313 | ISBN 10: 0008584311

    Dive into this fun and entertaining quiz book from the UK’s biggest Black British pub quiz!  Get your thinking caps on because it’s time to test your knowledge on all things Black and British, with rounds on everything from music, sport, ... more

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  • Cover image of book RSPB Garden Birdwatcher
    RSPB Garden Birdwatcher's Puzzle Book - by Dominic Couzens

    £16.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781856755085 | ISBN 10: 1856755088

    Put your birdwatching expertise to the test and learn more about the birds in your garden with this new puzzle book from the RSPB!  Do you know what the smallest bird in your garden is? And whose birdsong sounds like ‘tea-cher, tea-cher, tea-ch ... more

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  • Cover image of book Murdle: Solve 100 Devilishly Devious Murder Mystery Logic Puzzles by G.T Karber
    Murdle: Solve 100 Devilishly Devious Murder Mystery Logic Puzzles - by G.T Karber

    £14.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781800818026 | ISBN 10: 1800818025

    One hundred murder mystery puzzles to solve for armchair detectives and game lovers.  ***THE NUMBER 1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER!***  'THE PUZZLE SENSATION OF THE YEAR!' - JANICE HALLETT, bestselling author of THE TWYFORD CODE 'I'M COMP ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nul Points: The Unofficial Eurovision Quiz Book by Susie Rae
    Nul Points: The Unofficial Eurovision Quiz Book - by Susie Rae

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781800785663 | ISBN 10: 1800785666

    Do you know which country won the very first Eurovision Song Contest in 1956? And can you name the five members of Kalush Orchestra, the 2022 contest winners? How about which iconic song ABBA won with in 1974?   Celebrating the Eurovision So ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mindfulness Activity Book: Calming Puzzles to Help You Relax by Anna Barnes
    The Mindfulness Activity Book: Calming Puzzles to Help You Relax - by Anna Barnes

    £8.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781800076792 | ISBN 10: 1800076797

    Take a moment to unwind with this activity book, packed with calming puzzles, breathing exercises and colouring pages.  The wonderful thing about mindfulness is there are so many ways to practise it, and it's no surprise that colouring and puzzle ... more

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  • Cover image of book Have I Got News For You: The Quiz of 2022 by Have I Got News For You
    Have I Got News For You: The Quiz of 2022 - by Have I Got News For You

    £14.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781408727102 | ISBN 10: 1408727102

    Whatever word you’d care to apply to 2022, no one can deny it’s been eventful. Russia invaded Ukraine, Boris Johnson resigned, the Queen passed the baton to Charles after a 70-year reign, heat records were broken, food and energy bills went throu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Language Lover
    The Language Lover's Puzzle Book - by Alex Bellos

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781783352197 | ISBN 10: 1783352191

    From the bestselling author of Alex’s Adventures in Numberland and Can You Solve My Problems? comes a fascinating, hugely entertaining collection of puzzles for crossword addicts and language-lovers of all stripes.   Can you decipher the cod ... more

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  • Cover image of book Funny You Should Ask... Your Questions Answered by the QI Elves by QI Elves
    Funny You Should Ask... Your Questions Answered by the QI Elves - by QI Elves

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571369058 | ISBN 10: 0571369057

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ZOE BALL   The QI Elves are the brains behind the enduringly popular BBC TV panel show QI.  Every Wednesday the Elves appear on The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show where they answer the ponderings and wonderings of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Guardian Cryptic Crosswords 1 by The Guardian
    The Guardian Cryptic Crosswords 1 - by The Guardian

    £7.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781787396920 | ISBN 10: 1787396924

    As addictively enjoyable as they are compulsively difficult, get ready for hours of fun with these high-quality puzzles.  The Guardian's cryptic crosswords are enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people every day. Test your powers of linguistic ... more

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  • Cover image of book For the Love of Radio 4: The Unofficial Puzzle Book by Neil Somerville
    For the Love of Radio 4: The Unofficial Puzzle Book - by Neil Somerville

    £9.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781787835665 | ISBN 10: 1787835669

    It's more than just a radio station - Radio 4 is a celebration of curiosity, knowledge and entertainment, and it's a beloved soundtrack to life for millions of Britons. But for the moments when you're not tuning in, how about a puzzle or two to pass ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ordnance Survey Great British Treasure Hunt by Ordnance Survey
    The Ordnance Survey Great British Treasure Hunt - by Ordnance Survey

    £14.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781409195115 | ISBN 10: 1409195112

    Are you ready to set out on a puzzle adventure around Britain from your own front room?Can you solve the fiendish clues and make your way from map to map on the trail of a mysterious treasure?Do you have what it takes to follow in the footsteps of hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shipping Forecast Puzzle Book by Alan Connor
    The Shipping Forecast Puzzle Book - by Alan Connor

    £14.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781785945106 | ISBN 10: 1785945106

    Attention all Shipping Forecast fans. Set sail on a voyage unlike any other...  Each day, millions tune in to hear the Shipping Forecast's unique cadence and poetry, words thatturn our island landscape into something strangeand magical. It's ... more

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  • Cover image of book Abject Quizzery: The Thoroughly Depressing Quiz Book by Karl Shaw
    Abject Quizzery: The Thoroughly Depressing Quiz Book - by Karl Shaw

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910400661 | ISBN 10: 1910400661

    SNUFF OUT YOUR INNER OPTIMIST AND JUSTIFY YOUR CONSTANT GLOOM WITH THE ULTIMATE QUIZ BOOK FOR THESE DEPLORABLE TIMES.  Contains 834 questions, all with dispiriting answers, such as: 1. At what age does the human brain begin to deteriorate? 2. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Penguin Book Quiz: From The Very Hungry Caterpillar to Ulysses by James Walton
    The Penguin Book Quiz: From The Very Hungry Caterpillar to Ulysses - by James Walton

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241986035 | ISBN 10: 0241986036

    Which Haruki Murakami novel shares its title with a Beatles song? In Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, what is Charlie's surname? What is heavy-drinking Rachel Watson known as in the title of a 21st-century bestseller? And what do you g ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Tour of Britain by Gareth Moore
    The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Tour of Britain - by Gareth Moore

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781409184713 | ISBN 10: 1409184714

    The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book was the biggest-selling puzzle book of 2018. And now it is back, with brand new maps, and bigger and better brainteasers!   In The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Tour of Britain map your way around Britain in 40 new regiona ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lonely Planet
    Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travel Quiz Book - by Lonely Planet

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788681230 | ISBN 10: 1788681231

    Pit your worldly wits against family and friends, or just challenge yourself, with this ultimate travel trivia book. With head-scratching questions on everything from geography and culture to history, wildlife and transport, it’s a fun and challeng ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Art Puzzle Book by Susie Hodge and Dr. Gareth Moore
    The Art Puzzle Book - by Susie Hodge and Dr. Gareth Moore

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780711248168 | ISBN 10: 0711248168

    THINK YOU KNOW BOSCH FROM BOTTICELLI? MONDRIAN FROM MIRO? THINK AGAIN...  The Art Puzzle Book turns art history on its head by testing your brainpower and perception on some the world's most iconic paintings. Journey from ancient Egypt to 198 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The GCHQ Puzzle Book II by GCHQ
    The GCHQ Puzzle Book II - by GCHQ

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241365434 | ISBN 10: 0241365430

    Challenge yourself with the GCHQ team's long-awaited second puzzle book - full of both harder and easier brain teasers.   With their first bestselling book, The GCHQ Puzzle Book, the UK's intelligence and security experts tested us with puzz ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bird Brain: Over 2,400 Questions to Test Your Bird Knowledge by Various authors
    Bird Brain: Over 2,400 Questions to Test Your Bird Knowledge - by Various authors

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008315740 | ISBN 10: 0008315744

    An ornithological quiz book packed with challenging questions for birders, based on the popular ‘Bird Brain of Britain’ contest at the annual BirdFair.  The British Birdwatching Fair, held every August at Rutland Water Nature Reserve, attra ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book by Gareth Moore
    The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book - by Gareth Moore

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781409184676 | ISBN 10: 1409184676

    Over 200 fiendish puzzles to find out who will be the ultimate map-master!   Are YOU the ultimate map-reader? Do you know your trig points from your National Trails? Can you calculate using contours? And can you fathom exactly how far the foo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Never Mind the Toffees 2: Another Ultimate Everton Quiz Book by Gavin Buckland
    Never Mind the Toffees 2: Another Ultimate Everton Quiz Book - by Gavin Buckland

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780750984287 | ISBN 10: 0750984287

    If you enjoyed the first volume of the definitive quiz book on Everton Football Club, this all-new sequel is for you. Packed with over 300 carefully researched questions, it will test the breadth and depth of your Toffees knowledge – from the famil ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Penguin Book of Puzzles by Gareth Moore
    The Penguin Book of Puzzles - by Gareth Moore

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780718188627 | ISBN 10: 0718188624

    For the puzzle fanatic. A collection of challenges from throughout history, featuring some of the greatest ever puzzle masters...   A Sumerian Riddle (circa 18th Century) There is a house. The blind enter it and then come out seeing. What i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nemo
    Nemo's Almanac: A Quiz for Book Lovers - by Ian Patterson

    £9.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781259504 | ISBN 10: 178125950x

    A literary quiz full of quotes that will challenge, cheer and enlighten book buffs.  Which bestselling novelist wrote about a tumble at the seaside? Do you know the poet who penned lines in praise of frogs? And who had strong opinions on Apri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sherlock: The Puzzle Book by Christopher Maslanka and Steve Tribe
    Sherlock: The Puzzle Book - by Christopher Maslanka and Steve Tribe

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785943034 | ISBN 10: 1785943030

    ‘Dear God, what is it like in your funny little brains? It must be so boring.’   Can you pit your wits against the best and the wisest? Through these 200 puzzles and challenges, you’ll be able to elevate your powers of deduction, detecti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bletchley Park Brainteasers by Sinclair McKay
    Bletchley Park Brainteasers - by Sinclair McKay

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781472252609 | ISBN 10: 1472252608

    Put your brain to the test with never-before-seen mind benders, riddles and puzzles inspired by the code breakers of Bletchley Park.   Would you love to master morse code? Could you have have outsmarted an enigma machine? Would your love of ch ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Monkman And Seagull Quiz Book by Bobby Seagull and Eric Monkman
    The Monkman And Seagull Quiz Book - by Bobby Seagull and Eric Monkman

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911335993 | ISBN 10: 1911335995

    "Monkman and Seagull show that a lot of knowledge is a wonderful thing and they do it with style, charm and endearing gusto."(Stephen Fry) You probably know them best from March’s electrifying University Challenge semi-final, which saw two of th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The
    The 'Call Yourself British?' Quiz Book - by Michael Odell

    £9.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857525413 | ISBN 10: 0857525417

    Find out just how British you jolly well are: 500 multiple choice questions based on the Home Office Citizenship test.  Can you beat the 51% of British 18- to 24-year-olds who failed the test? Includes genuine, nationality-defining questions ... more

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  • Cover image of book Can You Solve My Problems? A Casebook of Ingenious, Perplexing and Totally Satisfying Puzzles by Alex Bellos
    Can You Solve My Problems? A Casebook of Ingenious, Perplexing and Totally Satisfying Puzzles - by Alex Bellos

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783351152 | ISBN 10: 1783351152

    Are you smarter than a Singaporean ten-year-old? Can you beat Sherlock Holmes? If you think the answer is yes - I challenge you to solve my problems.   Here is the story of the puzzle, one of mankind's oldest and greatest forms of entertainment an ... more

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  • Cover image of book The
    The 'I Used to Know That' Activity Book: Stuff You Forgot from School - by Caroline Taggart

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782436614 | ISBN 10: 1782436618

    Dust off those cerebral filing cabinets and remind yourself of all those facts you really should know! From pi and Pythagoras to presidents and popes, prime ministers to prime numbers, literature to litmus tests, there is so much information from our ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anti-Stress Puzzles: Refocus Your Thoughts and Revive Your Mind by Dr Gareth Moore
    Anti-Stress Puzzles: Refocus Your Thoughts and Revive Your Mind - by Dr Gareth Moore

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782434740 | ISBN 10: 1782434747

    Dont let lifes frustrations, hassles and demands get you down.  In this book youll find dozens of tests and puzzles that will take your mind off your current worries, exercise your brain and refocus your thoughts in a positive and constructiv ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Book of Brilliant Ideas: And How to Have Them by The Brothers McLeod
    A Book of Brilliant Ideas: And How to Have Them - by The Brothers McLeod

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910552063 | ISBN 10: 1910552062

    From the BAFTA-winning team the Brothers McLeod, this is an interactive book full of activities you can fill in, from drawings of peculiar creatures and names for new inventions to maps of imaginary places and designs for impossible buildings. Each ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alice
    Alice's Puzzles in Wonderland - by Richard Wolfrik Galland

    £7.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780976754 | ISBN 10: 1780976755

    Take a trip down the rabbit hole into a wondrous world of riddles and enigmas. In this fabulous collection you will discover a host of challenging puzzles, some will be familiar, while others are curiouser... and curiouser. ... more

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  • Cover image of book F in Exams Joke Book: The Best (and Worst) Jokes and Test Paper Blunders by Richard Benson
    F in Exams Joke Book: The Best (and Worst) Jokes and Test Paper Blunders - by Richard Benson

    £5.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849537759 | ISBN 10: 1849537755

    Getting up at the crack of dawn, wearing school uniform, squabbles in the schoolyard, endless homework... those were the best days of your life!  Its time to relive them with this new collection of side-splitting jokes and ridiculous exam answe ... more

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  • Cover image of book 101 Things to Do Instead of Playing on Your Phone by Ilka Heinemann
    101 Things to Do Instead of Playing on Your Phone - by Ilka Heinemann

    £5.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780722467 | ISBN 10: 178072246x

    Our phones have become a constant distraction; its time we put them down and rediscovered the simple art of taking a few minutes out.   This book offers an imaginative list of games and tips aimed at curing us of our portable tech addiction. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tommy Cooper All in One Joke Book by Tommy Cooper, compiled by John Fisher
    Tommy Cooper All in One Joke Book - by Tommy Cooper, compiled by John Fisher

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781848093126 | ISBN 10: 1848093128

    My wife is a magician, yesterday she turned our car into a tree.   A big white horse walks into a pub. The barman says, 'we have a drink named after you.' The horse says, 'what? Eric?'   I said, 'waiter, what's that in my soup?' he said ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where
    Where's Mo? - by Sara Cywinski with Harry Bloom

    £9.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781782190714 | ISBN 10: 1782190716

    Join Mo Farah (and His Sporting Friends Zara Phillips, Bradley Wiggins, Jessica Ennis and Tom Daley) on This Action-packed Adventure!  It's up to you to find Mo, Zara, Bradley, Jessica and Tom as they prepare to run, cycle and swim in the triath ... more

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  • Cover image of book What is the Name of This Book? The Riddle of Dracula and Other Logical Puzzles by Raymond M. Smullyan
    What is the Name of This Book? The Riddle of Dracula and Other Logical Puzzles - by Raymond M. Smullyan

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780486481982 | ISBN 10: 0486481980

    If you're intrigued by puzzles and paradoxes, these 200 mind-bending logic puzzles, riddles, and diversions will thrill you with challenges to your powers of reason and common sense. Raymond M. Smullyan a celebrated mathematician, logician ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fun & Games for the 21st Century Family by Steve Caplin & Simon Rose
    Fun & Games for the 21st Century Family - by Steve Caplin & Simon Rose

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906964436 | ISBN 10: 1906964432

    In their original and wildly inventive new book, Steve Caplin and Simon Rose show how you and your family can have more fun together - the 21st-century way. From Google racing to geocaching, from code breaking to filmmaking to robot baiting, it's bur ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crossworld Crosswords: 50 Cryptic and Quick Puzzles for the Internationally Inclined by Axe (Alun Evans)
    Crossworld Crosswords: 50 Cryptic and Quick Puzzles for the Internationally Inclined - by Axe (Alun Evans)

    £5.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781904456834 | ISBN 10: 1904456839

    Double-clued for double the fun, Crossworld Crosswords presents a unique challenge of puzzles about our world: its places, peoples and politics. 50 brand new puzzles have been created for your pleasure (and torture!) by Axe, crossword maestro for the ... more

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