Will Shortz Presents The Monster Book Of Sudoku For Kids: 150 Fun Puzzles

Paperback | December 26, 2006

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Sudoku has taken America by storm! Now kids can enjoy the puzzle that keeps their parents' minds racing and pencils sharpened. This edition, designed for children 8 and up, begins with a sudoku lesson from Will Shortz and very easy 4 x 4 grids to warm up. Then young solvers advance to more challenging 6 x 6 grids and finally tradition 9 x 9 sudoku puzzles.

Features:
· 150 all-new sudoku puzzles
· Four difficulty levels including smaller "kid grids"
· Fun commentary and illustrations
· Edited by legendary New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz
· Big grids with lots of space for easy solving

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Sudoku has taken America by storm! Now kids can enjoy the puzzle that keeps their parents' minds racing and pencils sharpened. This edition, designed for children 8 and up, begins with a sudoku lesson from Will Shortz and very easy 4 x 4 grids to warm up. Then young solvers advance to more challenging 6 x 6 grids and finally traditi...

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Features: - 300 top-quality sudoku edited by Will Shortz- The "wordless crossword puzzles" that have taken the world by storm!- Introduction and solving tips from legendary puzzlemaster Will Shortz

Will Shortz has been the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993. He is also the puzzlemaster on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday and is founder and director of the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. He has edited countless books of crossword puzzles, Sudoku, KenKen, and all manner of brain-busters.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.12 × 6.15 × 0.51 inPublished:December 26, 2006Publisher:St. Martin's PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0312368429

ISBN - 13:9780312368425

Appropriate for ages: Baby - 12

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"A puzzling global phenomenon" -The Economist"The biggest craze to hit The Times since the first crossword puzzle was published in 1935." -The Times of London"England's most addictive newspaper puzzle." -New York magazine"The latest craze in games" -BBC News"Sudoku is dangerous stuff. Forget work and family-think papers hurled across the room and industrial-sized blobs of correction fluid. I love it!" -The Times of London"Sudokus are to the first decade of the 21st century what Rubik's Cube was to the 1970s." -The Daily Telegraph"Britain has a new addiction. Hunched over newspapers on crowded subway trains, sneaking secret peeks in the office, a puzzle-crazy nation is trying to slot numbers into small checkerboard grids." -Associated Press"Forget crosswords." -The Christian Science Monitor