{"id":7020578119,"title":"Challenging Puzzles for Smart Kids","handle":"challenging-puzzles-for-smart-kids","description":"\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca title=\"Author Terry Stickels\" href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/terry-stickels\"\u003eTerry Stickels\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eKid-smart puzzles for real smart kids!\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFrom anagrams and frame games to lateral thinking and picture problems—even towers of Sudoku and stacked–up letter conundrums—these puzzles will give every kid an outrageously enjoyable mental workout. And for a unique twist, the selection includes Terry Stickels’s original STICKLINKS, with hidden phrases to find!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFilled with a variety of the most unusual brainteasers ever, plus cool cartoons by Steve Harpster, they’re fiendish fun!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhat they’re saying about Terry:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e“Terry Stickels’ puzzles are perfect brain stimulators for young and old alike. They’re fresh, varied, and well thought-out and they build problem-solving skills that are useful both academically and in everyday life.”\u003cbr\u003e—Will Shortz, \u003cbr\u003eCrossword Editor, \u003ci\u003eThe New York Times\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e“Terry Stickels has joined the ranks of top popularizers of mathematical problems. His puzzle collections are highly recommended for their novel approaches and fresh ideas.”\u003cbr\u003e —Martin Gardner, Past Editor of \u003ci\u003eScientific American’s\u003c\/i\u003e “Recreational Mathematics” Column\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e“Terry Stickels is one of the most gifted puzzle writers, authors, and speakers it has been my pleasure to know. He has generously provided us with his time and talents in creating unique and challenging material for our MENSA projects.”\u003cbr\u003e —Jim Blackmore, National Marketing Director, MENSA\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER RECOMMENDATIONS BELOW - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"recommended-books\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you like this book, you’ll enjoy these:\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/products\/all-you-need-is-a-pencil-the-stuck-in-a-car-plane-or-train-activity-book\" title=\"All You Need Is a Pencil: The Stuck in a Car, Plane, or Train Activity Book\"\u003eAll You Need Is a Pencil: The Stuck in a Car, Plane, or Train Activity Book\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/products\/infographics-for-kids\" title=\"Infographics for Kids\"\u003eInfographics for Kids\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/products\/cool-crosswords-for-kids\" title=\"Cool Crosswords for Kids\"\u003eCool Crosswords for Kids\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - START OF TABS - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e [TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eLook Inside\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg class=\"cvr-border-gray\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/challenging-puzzles-for-smart-kids-spread.gif?15513490299443090494\"\u003e\u003c!-- Please call pinit.js only once per page --\u003e\u003cscript src=\"\/\/assets.pinterest.com\/js\/pinit.js\" data-pin-hover=\"true\" data-pin-height=\"32\" data-pin-shape=\"round\" defer async=\"\" type=\"text\/javascript\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAuthor \u0026amp; Illustrator\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTerry Stickels, author\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTerry Stickels is well-known for his three internationally syndicated columns. Frame Games™ and Stickdoku™, seen in USA WEEKEND magazine, are read by over 48 million people in six hundred newspapers weekly. He concurrently writes “Sticklers” for King Features, appearing in over two hundred newspapers daily, including the \u003cem\u003eWashington Post\u003c\/em\u003e, the \u003cem\u003eChicago Sun-Times\u003c\/em\u003e, the \u003cem\u003eDenver Post\u003c\/em\u003e, and the \u003cem\u003eToronto Star\u003c\/em\u003e. He also is the featured puzzle columnist for the Guardian, London’s largest newspaper. In addition, Terry finds time to write books for both adults and children and do motivational speaking.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/pages\/terry-stickels\" title=\"Author Terry Stickels\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Terry.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePortland Book Review\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhat do a sewing machine, a hurricane, and Mississippi have in common? They all have eyes! These days, puzzles are all the rage, and it is time that kids had a puzzle book of their own. 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Frame Games™ and Stickdoku™, seen in USA WEEKEND magazine, are read by over 48 million people in six hundred newspapers weekly. He concurrently writes “Sticklers” for King Features, appearing in over two hundred newspapers daily, including the \u003cem\u003eWashington Post\u003c\/em\u003e, the \u003cem\u003eChicago Sun-Times\u003c\/em\u003e, the \u003cem\u003eDenver Post\u003c\/em\u003e, and the \u003cem\u003eToronto Star\u003c\/em\u003e. He also is the featured puzzle columnist for the Guardian, London’s largest newspaper. In addition, Terry finds time to write books for both adults and children and do motivational speaking.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/pages\/terry-stickels\" title=\"Author Terry Stickels\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Terry.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePortland Book Review\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhat do a sewing machine, a hurricane, and Mississippi have in common? They all have eyes! These days, puzzles are all the rage, and it is time that kids had a puzzle book of their own. Tackle towers of Sudoku, solve twisted anagrams, race through twisty mazes, and try master puzzle creator Terry Stickels’ original “StickLinks.” Assembled by Stickels, \u003cem\u003eChallenging Puzzles for Smart Kids\u003c\/em\u003e contains 90 mindbenders that will keep children (and adults) busy for hours. Even reluctant mathematicians will learn to enjoy working with numbers.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eCrosswords and word searches introduce and reinforce new vocabulary. The book’s pages are oversized so there is plenty of room on each page for kids to work out problems and solve the puzzles without using a separate piece of paper. Teachers, try having your students solve a puzzle as you transition between subjects. Parents can use the problems to go over material learned in the classroom. Kids will work quietly in the back seat when you give this book to them as a gift on a road trip. The answer section gives thorough explanations and strategies for solving. 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Challenging Puzzles for Smart Kids

By: Terry Stickels

Kid-smart puzzles for real smart kids!

From anagrams and frame games to lateral thinking and picture problems—even towers of Sudoku and stacked–up letter conundrums—these puzzles will give every kid an outrageously enjoyable mental workout. And for a unique twist, the selection includes Terry Stickels’s original STICKLINKS, with hidden phrases to find!

Filled with a variety of the most unusual brainteasers ever, plus cool cartoons by Steve Harpster, they’re fiendish fun!

What they’re saying about Terry:

“Terry Stickels’ puzzles are perfect brain stimulators for young and old alike. They’re fresh, varied, and well thought-out and they build problem-solving skills that are useful both academically and in everyday life.”
—Will Shortz,
Crossword Editor, The New York Times

“Terry Stickels has joined the ranks of top popularizers of mathematical problems. His puzzle collections are highly recommended for their novel approaches and fresh ideas.”
—Martin Gardner, Past Editor of Scientific American’s “Recreational Mathematics” Column

“Terry Stickels is one of the most gifted puzzle writers, authors, and speakers it has been my pleasure to know. He has generously provided us with his time and talents in creating unique and challenging material for our MENSA projects.”
—Jim Blackmore, National Marketing Director, MENSA

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Terry Stickels, author

Terry Stickels is well-known for his three internationally syndicated columns. Frame Games™ and Stickdoku™, seen in USA WEEKEND magazine, are read by over 48 million people in six hundred newspapers weekly. He concurrently writes “Sticklers” for King Features, appearing in over two hundred newspapers daily, including the Washington Post, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Denver Post, and the Toronto Star. He also is the featured puzzle columnist for the Guardian, London’s largest newspaper. In addition, Terry finds time to write books for both adults and children and do motivational speaking.

Read more about Terry.

Portland Book Review

What do a sewing machine, a hurricane, and Mississippi have in common? They all have eyes! These days, puzzles are all the rage, and it is time that kids had a puzzle book of their own. Tackle towers of Sudoku, solve twisted anagrams, race through twisty mazes, and try master puzzle creator Terry Stickels’ original “StickLinks.” Assembled by Stickels, Challenging Puzzles for Smart Kids contains 90 mindbenders that will keep children (and adults) busy for hours. Even reluctant mathematicians will learn to enjoy working with numbers.

Crosswords and word searches introduce and reinforce new vocabulary. The book’s pages are oversized so there is plenty of room on each page for kids to work out problems and solve the puzzles without using a separate piece of paper. Teachers, try having your students solve a puzzle as you transition between subjects. Parents can use the problems to go over material learned in the classroom. Kids will work quietly in the back seat when you give this book to them as a gift on a road trip. The answer section gives thorough explanations and strategies for solving. Anagrams and logic problems promote brain cell growth and we all could use a few more of those! –Elizabeth Franklin

Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-93614-041-1

Ages: 7-11
Page count: 80
8 x 10