Top 10 Best Puzzle Books for Children

Get the kids' brains whirring with these brilliantly fun and rewarding puzzle books. They feature lots of engrossing conundrums to crack, including mazes, wordsearches, dot-to-dots, sums, search-and-finds and so much more. Ordered by target age, see below for the best puzzle books for children.

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1. Labyrinth

  • £3.99

Theo Guignard

This engrossing book will challenge kids to solve a range of perplexing puzzles and marvellous mazes. From worlds made of plants to futuristic cities and wild environments, there are 14 mazes to work through and each is full of things to spot along the way. Brilliantly interactive and colourful, this addictive book will captivate kids as they work through the pages and boost their puzzle-solving skills in the process.

 

2. Designer Diva

  • £2.99

Lara Ede

Children will have the chance to become designers and develop their fashionista skills with this fabulously fun activity book. Bursting with fashion-themed activities, including colouring, doodling, dot-to-dots, sums, wordsearches and more, this book features exciting 3D puffy stickers, perfect for embellishing the pages, and pull-out portfolio cards. Young fashion fans will love creating colour swatches and sketching outfits on the models featured throughout the pages.

 

3. Colossal Creature Count

  • £3.99

Daniel Limon

Dr Taxonomy and Dr Ecology have embarked on an adventure to count all the different animals around the world, but disaster has struck! Their sums have been soaked and kids will need to help them tally all the creatures they've seen, from the Arctic tundra to the Amazon rainforest and deep beneath the sea. Each scene in the book provides a wonderful variety of animals to spot - even rare breeds you may never have heard of! This huge, vibrant book is sure to inspire a love of nature in children, and will take them around the world from the comfort of their own home.

 

4. Where's Wally? The Treasure Hunt Activity Book

  • £4.99

Martin Handford

Despite his elusive nature, Wally is one of the most beloved children's characters around. This bumper sticker and activity book will keep kids entertained as they join Wally and his friends Wenda, Wizard Whitebeard and Woof in some out-of-this-world adventures. The gang is on the hunt for treasure and must navigate dozens of searches, mazes, word puzzles, matching games, spot-the-differences, quizzes and riddles. This book is perfect for creative kids and young puzzle-solvers.

 

5. The Usborne London Activity Book

  • £7.89

Rosie Hore

Take a trip around England's exciting capital city in this enthralling write-in activity book. Jam-packed with puzzles to solve, doodles to draw, games to play, recipes to create and over 200 stickers to stick, kids will love brain-training whilst discovering London's most iconic landmarks.




 

6. The Usborne Pirate Pocket Puzzle Book

  • £5.89

Alex Frith

This perfectly pocket-sized puzzle book is great for popping into a schoolbag, handbag, glovebox or suitcase to ensure the kids are never bored again! It contains over 100 piratical puzzles, including challenging number games, muddled mazes, wacky wordsearches, perplexing picture puzzles and much more, with all the answers at the back of the book.

 

7. Maths Puzzles

  • £6.79


Sarah Khan

Kids can put their maths skills to the test whilst discovering how fun maths can be in this vibrant and appealing set of cards. The perplexing puzzles will challenge children to use their skills in code-breaking, multiplying, adding, subtracting and more. The wipe-clean cards come with a special pen, meaning kids can get started on their sums right away and solve puzzles on the go.


 

8. The Usborne Ultimate Fantasy Puzzle Book

  • £14.89

Andrew Dixon

This sumptuously-illustrated book is bursting with mystical things to find, fiendish puzzles to solve and magical monsters to outwit. Embark on a series of epic fantasy quests, featuring King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, dragons, magnificent beasts, gnomes, goblins and many more spellbinding beings.

 

9. Logic Puzzles

  • £5.89


This perfectly portable little book is great for puzzle-solving on the go! It's packed with conundrums, games and activities that will put kids' powers of logic to the test. Keep their brain cells in tip-top condition wherever they go with this engrossing puzzle book.






 

10. You vs. the Book

  • £3.99

Featuring an awesome maze on the cover, this book is bursting with perplexing puzzles, brain-busters and heaps of quirky fun. Test yourself with a series of quizzes and conundrums, ranging from easily-solvable puzzles to tougher challenges that may require more patience, perseverance and skill. The puzzles include mazes, observational tests and memory games, and are sure to provide hours of enjoyment.