Top 7 Best Puzzle Books for 9-year-olds

Kids will love getting stuck into some brain-training with these fantastic puzzle books. Featuring searches, sums, logic, mazes, maths and more, see below for the best puzzle books for 9-year-olds.

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1. You vs. the Book

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.

2. Maths Puzzles

Sarah Khan

Kids can put their maths skills to the test with this vibrant 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.

3. The Usborne Ultimate Fantasy Puzzle Book

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.

4. 100 Logic Puzzles

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.

5. Maps Activity Book

Aleksandra Mizielinska

This amazing activity book is packed with fascinating facts and puzzles from around the world. Informative and inspiring, it offers hours of entertainment for young explorers, and each activity challenges the reader to discover something new as well as explore their imagination. Kids will be drawing, decorating, designing and puzzle-solving in no time.

6. Word Puzzles

Sarah Khan

These fun puzzle activity cards are sure to help improve kids' word skills, including their knowledge of vocabulary, spelling, synonym, antonyms and syllables. They offer an engaging way of reinforcing key learning skills. Plus, they're wipe-clean and come with a special pen, so kids can get started straight away and take their word puzzles wherever they go - perfect for journeys and holidays.

7. Labyrinth

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.

  • AAZAD 7 years +
    Sarah Khan
    7 years +
    • £6.79
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    This is a pack of colourfully illustrated cards bursting with maths puzzles that will put children and adult's maths skills to the test. Each brain-teasing puzzle sorts out the boffins from the buffoons by testing their maths skills, including code-breaking, multiplication and arithmetic. The cards are wipe clean and the pack includes a special pen, making the pack entirely self contained, easily portable and a great gift.
  • LABY 5 years +
    Theo Guignard
    5 years +
    • £3.99
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    Children will love finding their way through the challenges posed in this marvellous maze book.

    From worlds made of plants to futuristic cities and wild habitats, there are 14 mazes to work through and each one is full of things to spot along the way.

    Wonderfully interactive and ideal for stay-at-home days, the mazes advance in complexity as children work through the pages. All of the mazes have been beautifully designed and are sure to keep children aged 5 and over happily entertained.
  • AKGWR 7 years +
    Aleksandra Mizielinska
    7 years +
    • £8.89
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    Following the best-selling Maps, the Mizielinskis return with a companion activity book. Bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles from around the world, this book offers hours of entertainment to young adventurers. Informative and inspiring, the myriad activities in this book challenge the reader to discover something new and explore their imagination to draw, decorate and design every pull-out page.
  • ANDPF 7 years +
    7 years +
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    A handy, paperback book perfect for popping into a pocket or school bag, packed with puzzles, games and activities that will put your powers of logic to the test. It is a well-known fact that you can exercise your brain just as you might exercise your body; this book will keep children's grey cells in tip-top condition.
  • APGFO 7 years +
    Andrew Dixon
    7 years +
    • £14.89
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    This densely illustrated puzzle book is packed full of mystical things to find, fiendish puzzles to solve and magical monsters to outwit. Embark on a series of fantasy quests featuring the King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, dragons, monsters, gnomes, goblins and a whole host of mythical creatures.
  • APOQR 8 years +
    Sarah Khan
    8 years +
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    This is an addition to already successful series of puzzle activity cards. The puzzles help improve word skills, such as vocabulary skills, spelling skills, and recognizing synonyms, antonyms and syllables. It offers an enjoyable way to reinforce vital learning skills. The cards are wipe clean and come with a special pen, making the pack entirely self contained, easily portable and ideal for journeys and holidays.
  • YVTB 8 years +
    8 years +
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    This innovative book has a cool maze on the cover and is bursting with interactive puzzles, brain busters and quirky fun.

    There are quizzes, conundrums and puzzles to test any child's brain and they range from the easily solvable to ones that may require more patience, practice and skill.

    Among the tricky challenges are mazes, observational tests and memory games.