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    Let's Get Quizzical: Great Britain (Hardback)

    Gwion Prydderch

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    A bright and bold book packed with brain-teasers about Britain! Alongside word searches, pair puzzles and spot-the-difference games, this book features a number of little-known facts about all things Blighty!

    Full of fun, Great Britain: Let's Get Quizzical really does have something for everyone - whether you are on a long journey, stuck inside on a rainy day or just want to learn more about what makes Great Britain great!

    A great stocking filler and boredom buster for people of any age, among the facts you'll discover are who bought Stonehenge at an auction for #6,600, the amount of metal used in the construction of the Forth Rail Bridge in Scotland and even which day is the most popular for eating fish & chips!
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    Doctor Who: The Official Quiz Book (Paperback)

    Jacqueline Rayner

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    Whovians will love testing their knowledge of all things about the Doctor and his 'timey-wimey stuff' with Doctor Who: The Official Quiz Book.

    For over 50 years, Doctor Who has been one of the top-rated shows on the BBC and it continues to go from strength to strength, especially now The Thick of It actor Peter Capaldi has the keys to the TARDIS. This book contains 3,000 questions about the show and covers so many of the Time Lord's adventures - it's brilliant entertainment for any Doctor Who fan.

    Take a journey through time and space and test yourself with these brain-teasing questions!
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    Due to popular demand, this book is now out of stock and will not be available to buy again in the foreseeable future.

    When you're settling down to play Scrabble with your friends and family, make sure 'good-natured' arguments and debates are a thing of the past with the official Scrabble Dictionary from Collins! Fully up to date, the book includes all playable words from two to nine letters in length and presents them in an easy-to-follow alphabetical list. There are also short definitions for each word listed, meaning players will not need to consult a secondary dictionary when enjoying their game of Scrabble.
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    Nothing is quite what it seems in this brain-bending collection of optical illustions!

    From drawings that will trick your eyes into believing a flat surface is actually 3D to images that you have to look at twice, this Brain Games book takes you on an amazing journey that will challenge your powers of perception.

    The manipulations of space, depth, colour and form will keep you hooked as you dip in and out of this spiral-bound book and help keep your brain age young. With a mixture of images and photography throughout, this book is full of surprises.
  • Boost Your Brain (Paperback)

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    Boost Your Brain (Paperback)

    Joel Levy

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    For those who find it hard to remember where they left their keys or just where they parked their car, Boost Your Brain is the ideal book to develop brain power and provide a complete mental workout.

    With over 300 brain-boosting puzzles, exercises, tips and teasers, this is a fun approach to improving memory and recall and developing cognitive skills and the fun memory games and mnemonics will also come in useful for everyday skills such as revision, maths, vocabulary and remembering those all-important appointment! Written by the experts at DK, this book offers enjoyable ways to develop your memory and keep your brain active.
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    BIGQ
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    Children have a knack of asking great questions such as 'why is the sea salty?' and 'what is global warming?', and in Big Questions from Little People Answered by Some Very Big People, famous and knowledgeable experts answer 120 real questions, from children aged five to 12, in style. From Richard Dawkins on whether we're all related to Bear Grylls on whether it's OK to eat a worm, this is an informative, illuminating and entertaining read that also features responses from Derren Brown, Jessica Ennis, Jarvis Cocker and Sir David Attenborough. Compiled by Gemma Elwin Harris, the book has been released in aid of the NSPCC.
  • Big Maze Book (Paperback)

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    BMAZ 5 years +

    Big Maze Book (Paperback)

    Kirsteen Robson

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    Mazes have always provided children with a fun, stimulating and entertaining challenge and The Usborne Big Maze Book is sure to delight any child who loves to get creative. Throughout the book, the classic idea of the maze has been revitalised with bright and modern artwork and there are even extra puzzles to solve and challenges to complete too. With 50 completely different mazes to work through, the challenges get gradually more difficult as they help children develop both problem solving and visual recognition skills.
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    MGEN 10 years +
    10 years +
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    Train your Brain to be a Maths Genius is jam-packed with activities, puzzles, challenges, tips and tricks to help children boost their brain power. The informative hardback has a fascinating section all about history's most acclaimed maths geniuses and the importance of their discoveries. With its snippets of information about how your brain works, how to solve problems, number patterns and more, this is a brilliant book to dip into and perfect for helping youngsters gain confidence when it comes to maths.

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    Araucaria was one of the best-loved crossword setters of all times. He delighted and confounded cryptic crossword fans for almost 50 years and built an almost cult-like following for his infuriatingly ingenious clues. Prepare to be challenged, infuriated, captivated and entertained by three books backed with Araucaria Crosswords! Compiled by Chambers, Volume 1 contains 60 jigsaw crosswords (a type of crossword where you first have to solve clues and then fit solutions into a grid without the help of numbers), Volume 2 focuses on cryptic crosswords as featured in early editions of the 1 Across magazine and Volume 3 features crosswords with a literary theme - perfect for any book lover!
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    How Intelligent are You? (Paperback)

    Victor Serebriakoff

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    IQ tests, verbal reasoning and numerical tasks will help you not only understand yourself and the world around you more clearly, but will be sure to help you succeed when taking the kind of preliminary exams many job application processes now demand. Ever wondered how intelligent you are compared to friends or colleagues? Do you know if you're a numbers or words person? And how creative are you REALLY? All the answers and more can be found in the fascinating, How Intelligent Are You? which also features plenty of scientific tests for discovering personal aptitude for verbal and mathematical activities, emotional stability, assertiveness and intelligence.
  • A Year Of Puzzles (Paperback)

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    A Year Of Puzzles (Paperback)

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    A Year of Puzzles from the UK's leading puzzle book publisher will entertain everyone for hours 365 days a year! Containing a collection of different puzzles, all in full colour, including the most popular brain trainers and teasers, this brilliant book provides a daily workout for your mind time and time again. The pages also feature handy spaces for important notes and reminders, so you can use it as a daily diary too.
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    The Mastermind Quiz Book (Hardback)

    Richard Morgale

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    The ultimate test of knowledge, memory and nerve, the long-running BBC show Mastermind has been testing contestants' mettle in the famous black chair for over four decades now, and the Mastermind Quiz Book gives you the chance to see if you can rise to the challenge too! With over 3,500 tricky questions from the Mastermind archives, the diverse variety of topics cover everything from Classical Mythology to Medical Science and Johnny Cash. From fiendishly difficult general knowledge teasers to in-depth tests of specialist subjects, this book will challenge your mental strength. It also includes a foreword from current presenter John Humphrys.
  • Test Your IQ (Paperback)

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    Test Your IQ (Paperback)

    Philip J. Carter

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    Test Your IQ is a book that contains 1000 IQ test questions written and compiled by the experts Ken Russell and Philip Carter. It comes complete with a guide to assessing individual performance and shows how working through the questions can help anyone improve their vocabulary and develop powers of calculation and logical reasoning. By studying the different types of test and recognising different types of question, you'll be able to improve your test score and increase your IQ rating. Not only is the book invaluable for those who have to take an IQ test, it's also great fun and provides hours of entertainment for those who like to stretch their minds.

  • How To Be A Genius (Hardback)

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    How To Be A Genius (Hardback)

    Robert Allen

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    Brain training for the idle minded, How to be a Genius will show you how you can make your brain work smarter, faster and longer with some dedicated effort. A book that will help you accomplish more, it features expert advice, brainteasers, puzzles, problem-solving tips and memory development skills, as well as many other effective mind-expanding techniques. With over 50 memory tricks that cover everything from revision skills to boosting creativity, this is a great quirky reference book that will help you on your way to genius status in no time!
  • Ball of Confusion (Hardback)

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    Ball of Confusion (Hardback)

    Johnny Ball

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    Johnny Ball's Ball of Confusion sees the beloved TV boffin and mathematician test you with a plethora of puzzles and brain-bending maths challenges. Containing both puzzles that have perplexed listeners to his daughter Zoe Ball's Radio 2 show and exciting new conundrums, some of the problems can be solved in the twinkling of an eye while others will keep you occupied for hours on end. A familiar face since bursting onto the scene as a comedian in the 60s, this is a quirky book that we think really adds up.