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Mindgames: Pattern Games

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Think outside the box! Starfish Sammy Tower of Triangles, Three Blind Dice, and Bee-hold.

Beginning with the game of Queen's Standoff on the cover - a one- or two player challenge inspired by the game of chess - here are 23 ingenious puzzles based on patterns that stretch the mind.

Guide a tricky laser beam through six blue boxes, discover the difference between perfect, and imperfect squares, decipher codes, ...

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Brion, David New York 2001 Hard Cover First Edition New in New jacket 4to-over 9?"-12" tall. First editions. Pattern Games includes 23 ingenious puzzles based on patterns that ... stretch the mind. For ages 8 and up. Colorful, fun, challenging, educational. Purchase also includes Network Games by the same author and also for kids 8 and up. Both a new in new dustjackets. Read more Show Less

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Overview

Think outside the box! Starfish Sammy Tower of Triangles, Three Blind Dice, and Bee-hold.

Beginning with the game of Queen's Standoff on the cover - a one- or two player challenge inspired by the game of chess - here are 23 ingenious puzzles based on patterns that stretch the mind.

Guide a tricky laser beam through six blue boxes, discover the difference between perfect, and imperfect squares, decipher codes, test a friend's perceptions, play with polygons. And prove the famous Pythagorean Theorem.

Bring a pencil, but remember - (1) you don't have to be a whiz to play, because (2) the most important skills you'll need are curiosity and an open mind. (Solutions and explanations are provided, of course!)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761120209
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/28/2001
  • Series: Mindgames Series
  • Edition description: BK&ACCES
  • Pages: 24
  • Age range: 8 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.34 (w) x 9.98 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Ivan Moscovich is an internationally known and acclaimed inventor, puzzler, and artist. He has designed award-winning toys for Mattel, Kenner, Childcraft, Ravensburger, Binary Arts, and other companies, and is the author of the MindGames series and other books.  Mr. Moscovich lives in the Netherlands.

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