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The Puzzling Puzzles

Author : Lemony Snicket
ISBN : 1405229535
Genre : Puzzles
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Like school, prison or an enormous cake with a spyglass baked into it, this collection of puzzles and games will keep you 'out of trouble', a phrase which here means 'far away from distressing books'. In this book alone, Lemony Snicket has collected such instructive diversions as a do-it-yourself blindfold, a coded message, crossword puzzles, and a monkey fist.

A Series Of Unfortunate Events The Puzzling Puzzles

Author : Lemony Snicket
ISBN : 0060757302
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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From mazes and puzzles to word games and crafts, this book is as clever and entertaining as the series for which it is named.

A Series Of Unfortunate Events Volunteer Training The Puzzling Puzzles

Author : Lemony Snicket
ISBN : 0060872969
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 38. 98 MB
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Within the pages of this omnibus, readers will discover all three books upon which the movie Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is based: The Bad Beginning, The Reptile Room, and The Wide Window. Like the movie, this thick volume tells an unhappy tale about three very unlucky children, who despite being perfectly well-mannered are perfectly ill-fated. From the very beginning of Book the First, when the children learn of aterrible fire, continuing on to the last page of Book the Third, disaster lurks at their heels. Unlike the movie, however, this book can be hidden under a bed where no one will ever see it again.

The Potato Chip Puzzles

Author : Eric Berlin
ISBN : 9781101024799
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Read Eric Berlin's posts on the Penguin Blog. When puzzle addict Winston Breen and his best friends head to an all-day puzzle hunt with a $50,000 grand prize, they’re pumped. But the day is not all fun and games: not only do they have a highstrung and highly competitive teacher along for the ride, but the puzzles are hard even for Winston, the other schools’ teams are no joke, and someone in the contest is playing dirty in order to win. Trying to stop this mystery cheater before it’s too late takes an already tough challenge to a whole other level. . . . Packed with a variety of fun puzzles to solve, this fast-paced sequel will pull readers right into the action from start to finish.

The Puzzling World Of Winston Breen

Author : Eric Berlin
ISBN : 9781101460825
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Winston Breen says the only thing better than discovering a puzzle is stumping someone else with it. But when his sister uncovers mysterious strips of wood with words and letters on them, even Winston himself is stumped. Soon the whole family (and some friends) are caught up in the mystery and off on a scavenger hunt that just may lead to a ring worth thousands of dollars! Chock-full of puzzles to solve, some tied to the mystery and some not, this treasure hunt will keep readers' brains teased right up to the exciting ending! Perfect for fans of The Westing Game, exciting mysteries, and, of course, puzzles!

The Puzzling Adventures Of Dr Ecco

Author : Dennis Elliott Shasha
ISBN : 0486296156
Genre : Mathematics
File Size : 42. 67 MB
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Join math detective in solving nearly 40 puzzles inspired by methods in computer science and mathematics. The Tower of Lego, Odd Doors Problem, Spies and Double Agents, many more. Solutions.

Alice In Puzzle Land

Author : Raymond M. Smullyan
ISBN : 9780486482002
Genre : Mathematics
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Characters from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass populate these 88 intriguing puzzles. Mathematician Raymond Smullyan re-creates the spirit of Lewis Carroll's writings in puzzles involving word play, logic and metalogic, and philosophical paradoxes. Challenges range from easy to difficult and include solutions, plus 60 charming illustrations. "An ingenious book." — Boston Globe.

O Canada Puzzles For Kids

Author : The Puzzling Sports Institute
ISBN : 1894404157
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The books are filled with lively illustrations by Anne DeGrace, as well as facts and quirky trivia about Canadian actors and athletes, history, geography, books and authors, music, movies, animals and place names. Ages 8 and up.


Author : Daniel H. Pink
ISBN : 1101524383
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 77. 47 MB
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Forget everything you thought you knew about how to motivate people—at work, at school, at home. It's wrong. As Daniel H. Pink (author of To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others) explains in his paradigm-shattering book Drive, the secret to high performance and satisfaction in today's world is the deeply human need to direct our own lives, to learn and create new things, and to do better by ourselves and our world. Drawing on four decades of scientific research on human motivation, Pink exposes the mismatch between what science knows and what business does—and how that affects every aspect of our lives. He demonstrates that while the old-fashioned carrot-and-stick approach worked successfully in the 20th century, it's precisely the wrong way to motivate people for today's challenges. In Drive, he reveals the three elements of true motivation: *Autonomy—the desire to direct our own lives *Mastery—the urge to get better and better at something that matters *Purpose—the yearning to do what we do in the service of something larger than ourselves Along the way, he takes us to companies that are enlisting new approaches to motivation and introduces us to the scientists and entrepreneurs who are pointing a bold way forward. Drive is bursting with big ideas—the rare book that will change how you think and transform how you live.

The Puzzling World Of Polyhedral Dissections

Author : Stewart T. Coffin
ISBN : 0192861336
Genre : Games
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For many years Stewart Coffin has been inventing and building solid geometrical puzzles. His craftsmanship and originality of design have won him a devoted following among puzzle enthusiasts and collectors the world over. In this unique book, Stewart provides an enjoyable and educational guide to the history, geometry, and practical construction of three-dimensional puzzles.The Puzzling World of Polyhedral Dissectionsincludes full coverage of the many different types of interlocking assembly puzzles, from burrs, Tangrams, and polyominoes to those using such polyhedra as the rhombic dodecahedron and truncated octahedron. Coffin also describes numerous puzzles designed by himself and other inventors, many never before published. The volume is illustrated with over 200 line drawings and photographs to help enthusiasts build their own versions of these challenging and fascinating interlocking solids. Many unsolved problems are considered that will challenge mathematicians, computer buffs, and puzzle fanatics for years to come.

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