Children can put their puzzle-solving skills to the test with brain-busting puzzle books, games and quiz books from Usborne.
Teach yourself amazing card tricks and 20 games such as Sevens and Knockout Whist with this brilliant kit. There are two special decks of cards and a 64-page book with step-by-step instructions for each card game and trick, and skills such as shuffling and dealing, plus links to video clip demonstrations and tips for putting on a show.
Put children’s general knowledge and word power to the test with this pocket-sized paperback, containing over 100 crosswords. The crosswords start simple and gradually get harder throughout the book, testing children’s knowledge as their crossword skills improve. Answers are listed at the back of the book.
Leave your audience amazed with the Cards, Tricks and Games Kit (£12.99). By the end of the book you'll be able to do a whole magic show!
From colourful spinning circles to wonky lines that are actually straight, these books are packed with astonishing optical illusions to impress the whole family.
Each page in this eye-popping book features a fascinating optical illusion using shape, colour or perspective, with information about how and why it works. Children can impress friends and family with mind-boggling tricks of the eye, and find out how to create their own illusions too. Includes internet links to specially selected websites with more illusions and how they work.
You’ll be amazed at the mind-boggling optical illusions in this book. From colourful spinning circles and baffling beach huts to wobbly lines that are actually completely straight, these illusions will astonish the whole family. Snippets of information explain what’s happening and how each illusion works. You won’t believe your eyes!
Everyone loves a quiz and each of these is virtually guaranteed to contain a question that will catch you out. LoveReading4Kids review of General Knowledge Quizzes