# Magick Word-Doku

Presto! A great magician has created a new twist on the latest puzzle craze. Prepare your magic wands (and pencils) to conjure up the six-or nine-letter word hidden in each Word-Doku puzzle. It could be anything from goblin to cauldrons! With more than one hundred mesmerizing puzzles, it's hours of magickal fun!  See more details below

## Overview

Presto! A great magician has created a new twist on the latest puzzle craze. Prepare your magic wands (and pencils) to conjure up the six-or nine-letter word hidden in each Word-Doku puzzle. It could be anything from goblin to cauldrons! With more than one hundred mesmerizing puzzles, it's hours of magickal fun!

## Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061257117
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
02/20/2007
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x (d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

## Read an Excerpt

Magick Word-Doku

Chapter One

How to Conjure Magick Word–Doku Puzzles

Magick Word-Doku puzzles come in two sizes: six-letter magick words and nine-letter magick words.

Six-Letter Word-Doku Puzzles

A grid of six squares by six squares can also be divided into six smaller grids of two squares by three squares. You want to fill in the grid with the letters from your Word-Doku word. For example, the word "magick" has six letters. Summon your powers of logic and elimination to fill the grid with the letters m, a, g, i, c, and k. It's just like Sudoku except that you use letters instead of numbers.

A Word-Doku puzzle is finished when:

• Each horizontal row contains each letter exactly once.
• Each vertical column contains each letter exactly once.
• Each smaller two-by-three grid contains each letter exactly once.
• Your Word-Doku word will appear with the letters in the correct order only once. Note that the word may appear backwards.

In each Word-Doku puzzle, several correct letters have already been entered for you.

Magick Word-Doku. Copyright � by Terry Stickels. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. Available now wherever books are sold.

## Meet the Author

Puzzle master Terry Stickels has over 20 puzzle books in print. His Frame Games and Stickdoku syndicated columns challenge 50 million readers weekly in USA Weekend magazine, which appears in 600 newspapers. He lives in Fort Worth, Texas.

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