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Puzzle books are a great way of keeping your brain ticking and improving problem-solving skills. Explore our extensive range of quiz and puzzle books and take advantage of our unbelievable prices – they're anything but puzzling!

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Quiz & Puzzle Books

Puzzle books are a great way of keeping your brain ticking and improving problem-solving skills. Explore our extensive range of quiz and puzzle books and take advantage of our unbelievable prices – they're anything but puzzling!

  • OVWK

    Overworked & Underpuzzled Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

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    Packed with hundreds of puzzles, these exciting books have something for all abilities!

    Coffee Break Puzzles has succinct but satisfying puzzles that will fit into your tea or coffee break and are designed to give your brain a well-needed boost; Mindful Puzzles is the ultimate book for hardworking puzzle fans who want to destress and enhance overall wellbeing; and Puzzles to Unwind uses simple yet fun challenges to help massage the mind when you want to decompress after a long day.

    Ranging from easy, through intermediate to difficult, there is a puzzle for everyone and includes all the favourites: Sudoku, mazes, crosswords, spot the difference, riddles, and much more.

    Format: paperback
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  • TTMG

    The Times: Mind Games Set - 2 Books (Collection)

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    Two books packed with puzzles taken from the Mind Games section of The Times. One book will test your powers of logic and mental agility while the other will test your word power.

    Each book contains 500 assorted puzzles with the number and logic challenges ranging from mental maths to arithmetical logic puzzles (KenKen) and Suko (espresso sudoku), while the word conundrums include concise and cryptic crossword-style quintagrams, word quizzes and codeword grids.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.99
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    WLBK

    Whitaker's Little Book of Knowledge (Hardback)

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    Whitaker's Little Book of Knowledge is bursting with general knowledge trivia that will make you gasp and fill your brain with endlessly interesting information!

    From things you learned at school to mini biographies of famous artists and writers and concise overviews of films and literature as well as a healthy dose of nostalgia, all of the facts in this book have been drawn from Whitaker's Almanack archive (which dates back to 1868).

    Providing a unique insight into the world from the 19th century through to the present day, this book will help you win pub quizzes with its humorous entries on sports, key rules, biographies and it even contains a stand-alone sports chapter.
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    UCHQ

    University Challenge (Hardback)

    Steve Tribe

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    A bumper quiz book for fans of the popular BBC TV series, this baffling compendium of over 2,000 University Challenge questions will keep you on your toes as you pit your wits against the country's best and brightest.

    Including questions from all manner of subjects including literature, history, sport, politics, physics, chemistry, film and many more, this all-new collection of brainteasers will allow you to prove once and for all that you're a cut above the average undergraduate. And with its gold foil finish and hardback cover, it'll look great on any general knowledge whizz's bookshelf too.

    University Challenge has been a fixture of British television for 50 years - now it's time to put your 'fingers on buzzers'!
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    ASTB

    The Astronaut Selection Test Book (Hardback)

    Tim Peake

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    Tim Peake will help you see if you have what it takes to travel into space with The Astronaut Selection Test Book.

    Part a puzzle book, part guide, this is suitable for all ages and anyone who dreams of following in Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's footsteps in the 50th year since the moon landing. It finds Tim drawing on his personal experiences to give an authentic feel to all the questions.

    It includes 100 real astronaut tests and training exercises for readers to try at home and outlines the full ESA (European Space Agency) selection process for the first time. From visual memory and perception puzzles to teamwork exercises, survival skills and foreign language aptitude tests, the questions wildly vary in difficulty.

    Are you ready for blast off?
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  • STRR

    Star to Star (Paperback)

    Gareth Moore, B.Sc, M.Phil, Ph

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    This dot-to-dot book is perfect for puzzle-loving stargazers. It has 29 intricate dot-to-dot projects that each showcase a beautiful artistic interpretation of a constellation.

    Sure to engage both puzzlers and night sky enthusiasts, the designs include the 12 zodiac signs and an enchanting selection of Ancient Greek constellations. It also provides the stories behind each one so will help you build your knowledge of the night sky.

    Each design is even accompanied by an overview of the astronomical arrangement's history and myths associated with it. This is a sensational book for helping you to plot your own night sky.
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    TPPB

    R4 Today Programme Puzzle Book (Paperback)

    BBC

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    Question: Which is the only letter of the alphabet not to appear in the name of any US state?
    Answer: Q

    This quiz book is packed with 280 questions drawn from the archives of Radio 4's Today programme. From the cryptic to the numerical and linguistic, the brainteasers have been designed by puzzle masters from Japan, Mensa and the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

    Chapters range from Common-sense Conundrums to Flags, Capitals and Nations and there's also a selection of Christmas Crackers to challenge your grey matter.
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  • AYSK

    Are You Smarter Than Your Kid? (Hardback)

    Wall to Wall Media Limited

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    Based on Pointless star Richard Osman's popular TV show Child Genius, this fun and challenging quiz book is great for the whole family.

    Go head to head with your children to find out who has what it takes to get through the nerve-wracking and tough mental combat required to win the quiz!

    This book is packed with a variety of questions to test everything from spelling and comprehension to logic and reasoning. In addition, pages include handy 'did you know' boxes to help you learn memory tricks, control your nerves and spot Mensa's 17 signs of a child genius.
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  • CIPH

    De/Cipher (Hardback)

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    Mark Frary reveals the secret history of codes in this timely and captivating reference book.

    From ancient transposition ciphers to steganography and computerised methods designed by codebreakers including Alan Turing, this book provides a detailed overview of 45 of the world's most important codes and ciphers.

    This endlessly interesting book will appeal to anyone who loves science, puzzles, numbers and linguistics. It describes each discovery and development's role within general history, political intrigue and warfare.
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  • TCMC

    The Crystal Maze Challenge (Hardback)

    Neale Simpson

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    With Richard Ayoade taking over the role of Maze Master, this year's reboot of The Crystal Maze has been a huge success and now you can join in the fun at home with this brilliant challenge book.

    Packed full of over 100 new games, puzzles, mind-benders and riddles inspired by the four incredible zones - Aztec, Industrial, Future and Medieval - this is a brain-teasing book that provides fun for all the family.

    From leaping around your living room without touching the floor to completing treasure hunts around the house and then, of course, heading to the Crystal Dome ('will you start the fans please?'), this is a great test of all your skills, mental and physical abilities.
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  • GMCH

    Games from Childhood (Hardback)

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    Harking back to an era when all you needed to play fun games was a pen, some paper and your imagination, this book has easy-to-follow instructions for the favourite games from your childhood!

    From filling in the grids of Battleships to Hangman and cut-out card games including snap, dominoes and pairs, this compendium also presents gorgeous versions of Ludo and Snakes and Ladders.

    Providing a refreshing antidote to today's digi-centric world, these games are suitable for all the family and will help you test your logic and reasoning while having fun.
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  • RBPZ

    Rubik's Puzzles (Paperback)

    Tim Dedopulos

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    Packed with 100 puzzles that range from logic to mathematical and visual, this book has been compiled by the creators of the Rubik's Cube and is sure to keep you guessing.

    With a cool, retro feel throughout, the puzzles have been split into different types so that you will have a varied and challenging experience as you work through. Perfect for dipping in and out of, some of the challenges really are tough nuts to crack.

    Other puzzles featured in the book include mazes and colour sequences. Thankfully, all the answers and explanations are also included but remember, no cheating!
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  • BYAMM

    Daily Mail Pitcherwits Volume 5 (Paperback)

    Daily Mail

    Professor Rebus is back with a fifth volume in this best-selling series of perplexing pictogram puzzles! Part crossword, part visual puzzle, Pitcherwits are the Daily Mail's post popular puzzle, and perfect for crossword fans looking to put their deductive skills to the test! Pitcherwits Volume 5 contains 200 addictive new puzzles and will keep any puzzle or crossword fan entertained for hours!
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  • AOIZT

    The Times Codeword 6 (Paperback)

    The Times Mind Games

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    200 brand new compelling and addictive word and number puzzles from The Times. Appearing daily in the newspaper, Codeword is the cracking alternative to Su Doku and Crosswords. The concept is simple: each number represents a letter, so, starting with the solved letters, use your logic and vocabulary to reveal more letters, form words, and then crack the code! The Codeword series is so popular because you don't need any prior knowledge, unlike a crossword. You can just pick up a pen and get puzzling. It steadily increases your vocabulary, as the difficulty slowly grows as you progress through the book, and even though you'll be working your brain, it's the perfect way to unwind.
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  • AEGUA

    The Telegraph General Knowledge Crosswords Puzzles (Paperback)

    Daily Telegraph

    Impress all your friends at your next pub quiz but perfecting your knowledge of everything from history to sport, science to popular entertainment. This fantastic collection of puzzles provides the perfect solitary entertainment for every quiet moment while allowing you to build a fantastic range of facts on the tip of your tongue.
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  • BYAUQ

    Awesome Dot-to-Dots (Paperback)

    Ben Addler

    The Ingenious Books are created specially for those discerning puzzle lovers who enjoy the challenge of completing finely crafted teasers of all types. This collection contains a wide range of delightful pictures that will come to life as you join the dots, giving you a great sense of achievement. The images can then be coloured in and even hung on the wall so you can enjoy your handiwork at your leisure!
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  • BYAOD

    Big Book of Wordsearches book 5 (Paperback)

    Collins Puzzles

    Reach for your trusty pen or pencil and tackle this bumper collection of word challenges at your leisure. Arranged in themes, they will provide a mental workout and relaxation therapy at the same time. Solutions easily found at the back of the book. Relax and give your brain a workout. Ideal for whiling away those long commutes, travelling on holiday or relaxing at home.
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  • BYACQ

    Large Print Wordsearch (Paperback)

    Ben Addler

    The Ingenious Books are created specially for those discerning puzzle lovers who enjoy the challenge of finely crafted wordsearches and other puzzle types. This collection contains large-print, easy-to-read wordsearches covering a wide range of themes, and show why they are such a popular and enjoyable pastime. The challenges in the Ingenious Books series are created by one of the world's leading puzzle authors, with great experience of producing puzzles that are enjoyably challenging, meaning that the dedicated puzzler will be sure of a satisfying solving experience.
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  • BRYTP

    Magic Eye 25th Anniversary Book (Hardback)

    Cheri Smith

    New York Times Bestselling Property! For twenty-five years, Magic Eye has fascinated children and adults alike worldwide with its amazing 3D images. New York Times best-selling Magic Eye 3D optical illusions are back with all-new images. Through Magic Eye's patented 3D technology, viewers can find a full-color image on each page, with a smaller black-and-white image of the "hidden" scene in the back of the book to help solve each optical illusion.
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  • BQYDP

    Collins Pub Quiz (Paperback)

    Collins

    Q: What's inside this bumper quiz book? A: More than 500 brand new, up-to-date quizzes and 10,000 questions. Covering everything from pop stars to death stars, rounds are a mixture of themed and pot luck with questions from teasers to ones that will scramble even an egghead's brains. Perfect for playing with friends and family! Q: Who is it for? A: You, your mum, your dad, your family and friends, the man down the road and two halves of the crowd at your local. Each quiz provides good clean fun for all. The answers are quick and easy to find so that anyone can pick this up and become a quiz master.
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  • BLXUF

    Wordsearch Challenge book 1 (Paperback)

    Will you accept the challenge of 200 new thematic word searches, perfect for whiling away your downtime, on the commute, on holiday or relaxing at home? Relax and give your brain a workout. Ideal for whiling away those long commutes, travelling on holiday or relaxing at home.
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  • BLKEV

    Green Belt Dot-to-Dot (Paperback)

    Conceptis Puzzles

    These dot-to-dot puzzles are truly works of art. Conceptis has taken the Dot-to-Dot to exciting new levels! When completed, the 122 puzzles in this book reveal intricate pictures that range from people to animals to landscapes, all perfect for coloring in. These dot-to-dots are not so easy . . . but not too hard either! Solvers will find just the right amount of challenge in this mid-level collection.
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  • BYJDJ

    The All-Round Activity Book (Paperback)

    Patricia Moffett

    The All-Round Activity Book is a unique book all about dots: Part puzzle book with colouring elements, part creativity book with optical illusions, the one uniting factor is the simple dot, be it in the form of dot-colouring, joining the dots, circular puzzles or dot-based illusions.
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  • BYIKJ

    The Floor is Lava (Paperback)

    Ivan Brett

    Packed with 100 games, this is a how-to for turning time together into quality time together. Playing games can be so enjoyable but don't you often find yourself playing the same old games time and time again? Well why not let Ivan Brett inspire you with over 99 games to entertain any gathering of friends or family. In The Floor is Lava there are games to start a party, ideas to trigger conversation, story-telling setups and fiendish puzzles, plus physical challenges, activities to soothe a weary brain and plenty more. In short, you'll find games for every occasion: * beating boredom in the car * hosting a party * cooling off in the summer holidays * sitting around the dinner table * digesting your Christmas turkey * being trapped indoors on a rainy day Now, jump up and get started - the floor is lava! You can listen to Ivan's 'The Floor is Lava' weekly podcast on iTunes and Entale.
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Test your knowledge with one of our brilliant quiz books, covering a range of topics and trivia, or get your brain working with one of our fun puzzle books. We have trivia books inspired by all your favourite TV quiz shows and a great variety of puzzles, including dot-to-dot drawing and crossword books.

We have a variety of fun and difficult puzzles

Whether you’re looking for a tough challenge or an easy puzzle to fill a spare minute, we’ve got you covered with our selection of puzzle books for adults.

Tough quizzes based on your favourite game shows

We have books from the top TV game shows, including Pointless and the Chase, to test your general knowledge, or to play with your family and friends to see which one of you would make the perfect contestant.

Fantastic themes

Check out all the themes and topics covered in our quiz and puzzle books, including books based on movies, superheroes, sports and more. We have all the best puzzle books to keep you busy, whatever your interests.