The follow-up to Game On! Awesome Activities for Clever Kids, this book serves up a second helping of baffling brain games for ages 8 to 12. More than 100 colorful puzzles feature all kinds of kid-friendly themes and activities, including unique and challenging crosswords, secret codes, word scrambles, spot the differences, mazes, and much more. It's the perfect book for at home or on the go, and the fun starts with just a pencil — no electricity or batteries needed! Complete solutions appear at the end of the book.
About the Author
Patrick Merrell is a professional puzzlemaker, cartoonist, writer, illustrator, and graphic designer. He's one of MAD magazine's "Usual Gang of Idiots." He's created over 250 books, including 75 puzzle books, and written 81 crosswords for The New York Times (including 19 Sundays). Six of his Times crosswords appear in Will Shortz Picks His Favorite Puzzles, the most of any constructor. From 2009 to 2011, he wrote for Wordplay, the daily online crossword column for The New York Times. He's also created puzzles for the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Scientific American, People, Sports Illustrated, MAD, National Wildlife Foundation, Crayola, Scholastic, the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, the World Puzzle Championship, and many, many others.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is a great book for any age. The book is colorfully illustrated and full of fun friendly activities. There is a wide variety of activities that can keep children entertained as well as help adult keep their brains exercised. The activities run from secret codes, to which ones are alike to crosswords and word scrambles. I voluntarily agreed to read a copy of this book supplied by NetGalley. All thoughts and opinions are my own and in no way have been influenced.
I see this book and immediately think…Perfect for kids for car trips or plane trips or for waiting in doctor’s offices…you get the idea. This book contains a variety of puzzles that kids should find quite fun and amusing. There are mazes, word games, jokes, spot the difference puzzles, word searches and more. It is the sort of book that I adored when I was a kid. I even want to do the puzzles now. Highly recommended. Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for this fun puzzle collection.