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Whole Irresponsible Experiments! Science That'll Blow You Away
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Whole Irresponsible Experiments! Science That'll Blow You Away

By Sean Connolly

Icon Books, Great Britain, 2008. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Do try these at home! "Wholly Irresponsible Experiments" brings back the fun of being twelve. Scores of experiments take in a dazzling array of explosions, geysers, rockets and some outright oddities. The sparkling text includes ingredients, methods, outcomes, scientific explanations - and warnings - for each experiment. Charming illustrations recall the age of inspired amateurs. Amaze your friends with: a fire started with ice; a smoke bomb worthy of Harry Potter; a 5-metre-high cola fountain, perfect for turning enemies into a sticky mess; and a dramatic rocket - from a very ordinary film canister.And if you need any excuses, the exploding sandwich bag is, after all, demonstrating a neat chemical reaction. That bit of King Edward potato launched from a tube and ricocheting around the kitchen - simple: Boyle's Law! Irresponsible - maybe. Cracking fun - definitely! 191 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN/EAN: 9781840468762. Inventory No: 247224.. 9781840468762

$12.76

Brain Teasers for Dummies [Mini Edition]
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Brain Teasers for Dummies [Mini Edition]

By Timothy E. Parker

Wiley Publishing, Sydney, 2012. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Size: Small Octavo. 54 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN/EAN: 9781118254820. Inventory No: 247167.. 9781118254820

$8.39

Where's The Meerkat?
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Where's The Meerkat?

By Jen Wainwright

Michael O'Mara Books, 2011. Hardcover (Printed Boards). Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Paul Moran, Steve Wiltshire and Simon Ecob. A meerkat family is on a round-the-world vacation trip, and kids who open this book are challenged to locate those roaming animals in a series of large, colorful, detail-packed street scenes. The meerkats' travels take them to Moscow's Red Square and New York's Times Square. The friendly but elusive creatures also show up in Venice at carnival time, at a floating farmer's market in Bangkok, Thailand, and at other colorful places that range from Paris to the Pyramids. Ten members of the meerkat family are cleverly hidden among crowds of people in every one of this book's bustling scenes. Kids will enjoy examining each two-page spread and seeking out all ten little animals. Boys and girls will also find checklists that challenge them to identify many other details in each of the book's big pictures. They'll find answers at the back of this fun-filled book. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Illustrator: Paul Moran, Steve Wiltshire and Simon Ecob. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN/EAN: 9781843177104. Inventory No: 246877.. 9781843177104

$11.30

The Fantastic World of Optical Illusions
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The Fantastic World of Optical Illusions

By Al Seckel

Carlton Books, Great Britain, 2004. Third Printing. Softcover. Near Fine Condition. Optical illusions have been fascinating our minds for centuries. By defying common perception and the workings of the eye with subtle, mind-teasing images, we gain a greater understanding of the way we ourselves look at the world, and how we can deceive ourselves regarding it. This lavishly produced book, contains some 280 of the most stunningly beautiful, involving and mind-stretching optical illusions reproduced in colour and black and white. With a huge variety of themes and effects, every type of optical illusion is represented. The effects in this collection will produce both joy and surprise in all age groups and genders. The Fantastic World of Optical Illusions is a collection of images from this fascinating area where art and science blur together. 304 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 1842227106. ISBN/EAN: 9781842227107. Inventory No: 245370.. 9781842227107 This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

$27.35

The Antiques Roadshow Quiz Book
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The Antiques Roadshow Quiz Book

By Judith & Martin Miller

BBC/Chilston, Great Britain, 1986. First Edition. Softcover (Stiff Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 157 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0563204192. ISBN/EAN: 9780563204190. Inventory No: 243371.. 9780563204190

$16.41

Poker The Real Deal: Insider Tips from the Co-Host of Celebrity Poker Showdown
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Poker The Real Deal: Insider Tips from the Co-Host of Celebrity Poker Showdown

By Phil Gordon and Jonathan Grotenstein

Simon Spotlight Entertainment, 2004. Hardcover (Printed Boards). Very Good Condition. The secret is out. Poker has become the hottest game in town. No longer viewed as the pastime of husbands seeking refuge from their wives, it is regularly played by an estimated 80 million people. Many play at home or online, but taking the game out of the kitchen and into the casino can be intimidating. That' s where POKER: THE REAL DEAL comes in. World-class poker player and co-host of the hit show CELEBRITY POKER SHOWDOWN Phil Gordon has paired with writer Jonathan Grotenstein to write this comprehensive guide to the game. In addition to introducing the most popular forms of poker and explaining the intricacies of this game of skill, they describe the ins and outs of poker psychology and groom the reader, from home player to seasoned professional, in a single volume. They examine the different breeds of players from the Rock to the Manic, detail what to wear, drink and tip, and profile the legends of the game with tips from some of the biggest names in poker today. This definitive guide to poker provides a rare inside look at the game in language accessible to players of every level. 283 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0689875908. ISBN/EAN: 9780689875908. Inventory No: 242006.. 9780689875908

$23.70

Popular Games of Patience: Forty Five of the Best Games Clearly Described and Illustrated
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Popular Games of Patience: Forty Five of the Best Games Clearly Described and Illustrated

By M. Whitmore Jones [Revised and Bought Up to Date y Laurence Morton]

The Bazaar Exhange & Mart, London, 1922. Third Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. blue boards. 166 pages. Light fading to spine edge. Ex-Libris pasted in. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; Inventory No: 241911..

$18.59

Will Shortz Presents: Ferocious KenKen: 200 Challenging Logic Puzzles That Make You Smarter
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Will Shortz Presents: Ferocious KenKen: 200 Challenging Logic Puzzles That Make You Smarter

By Tetsuya Miyamoto

St. Martin's Griffin, USA, 2009. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Are you tough enough? Tkae on this collection of 200 devilishly difficult KenKen puzzles! Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN/EAN: 9780312595616. Inventory No: 241474.. 9780312595616

$11.30

Games Of The World
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Games Of The World

By Frederic V. Grunfeld

Unicef, Switzerland, 1975. Softcover (Stiff Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. How to make them, how to play them and how they came to be 280 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; Inventory No: 241385.. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

$20.05

Reader's Digest Compendium of Puzzles & Brain Teazers
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Reader's Digest Compendium of Puzzles & Brain Teazers

By Reader's Digest

Reader's Digest, Australia, 2001. Hardcover (Printed Boards). Very Good Condition. 320 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 1876689374. ISBN/EAN: 9781876689377. Inventory No: 240128.. 9781876689377 This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

$23.70

Advanced Yo-Yo Tricks
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Advanced Yo-Yo Tricks

By Bruce Weber and Dale Oliver

Scholastic, USA, 1999. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 84 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0439129338. ISBN/EAN: 9780439129336. Inventory No: 239093.. 9780439129336

$11.30

Big Deal: One Year as a Professional Poker Player
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Big Deal: One Year as a Professional Poker Player

By Anthony Holden

Abacus, Great Britain, 2005. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition. BIG DEAL is the mesmerising story of a year spent by bestselling biographer Anthony Holden in the tough world of the professional poker player. He spent days and nights in the poker paradise of Las Vegas, in Malta and Morocco, even shipboard, mingling with the legendary greats, sharpening his game, perfecting his repartee, and learning a great deal about himself in the process.Poker, Holden would insist, is not gambling. Like chess it is a paradigm of life at its most intense, a gladiatorial contest that brings out the best as well as the worst in people. Its heroes, its eccentrics and is comedians stalk the pages of this remarkable book, along with all the hair-raising, nail-biting excitement of the games themselves.A classic of the genre, BIG DEAL is here reissued with a new introduction by the author. 384 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0349115192. ISBN/EAN: 9780349115191. Inventory No: 234944.. 9780349115191

$15.68

Who Killed The Robins Family - And Where an When and How and Why Did They Die?
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Who Killed The Robins Family - And Where an When and How and Why Did They Die?

By Bill Adler [Created], Thomas Chastain [Written]

William Morrow & Company, New York, 1983. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family 152 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Biography; United States; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0688021719. ISBN/EAN: 9780688021719. Inventory No: 229539.. 9780688021719

$14.58

Comparative Anatomy - 2000 Multiple Choice Questions with Answers
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Comparative Anatomy - 2000 Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

By Marvin I. Gottlieb

College Quiz Series, 1963. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 256 pages. Age tanning to pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; Inventory No: 228842..

$12.76

Utterly Trivial Knowledge - The Sports Game For Trivia Supremos
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Utterly Trivial Knowledge - The Sports Game For Trivia Supremos

By David Robins

Penguin Books, London, 1985. Softcover. Very Good Condition/eng. 151 pages. Very light tanning to page edges . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0140084487. ISBN/EAN: 9780140084481. Inventory No: 228470.. 9780140084481

$9.84

Mathematical Curiosities 1 - A Collection of Interesting and Curious Models of a Mathematical Nature, Ready to Cut Out and Glue Together
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Mathematical Curiosities 1 - A Collection of Interesting and Curious Models of a Mathematical Nature, Ready to Cut Out and Glue Together

By Gerald Jenkins, Anne Wild

Tarquin Publications, 1989. Softcover. Good Condition. 31 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0906212138. ISBN/EAN: 9780906212134. Inventory No: 227310.. 9780906212134

$12.03

Mathematical Curiosities 3 - A Collection of Interesting and Curious Models of a Mathematical Nature, Ready to Cut Out and Glue Together
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Mathematical Curiosities 3 - A Collection of Interesting and Curious Models of a Mathematical Nature, Ready to Cut Out and Glue Together

By Gerald Jenkins, Anne Wild

Tarquin Publications, 1989. Softcover. Good Condition. 31 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0906212251. ISBN/EAN: 9780906212257. Inventory No: 227312.. 9780906212257

$12.03

Mathematical Curiosities 2 - A Collection of Interesting and Curious Models of a Mathematical Nature, Ready to Cut Out and Glue Together
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Mathematical Curiosities 2 - A Collection of Interesting and Curious Models of a Mathematical Nature, Ready to Cut Out and Glue Together

By Gerald Jenkins, Anne Wild

Tarquin Publications, 1989. Softcover. Good Condition. 31 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 0906212146. ISBN/EAN: 9780906212141. Inventory No: 227311.. 9780906212141

$12.03

My Undercover Family Fact File
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My Undercover Family Fact File

By John Astrop

Puffin Books, London, England, 1992. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Unpagenated. Black and white illustrations. Minor creasing to spine, edges and corners of cover. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN: 014036062X. ISBN/EAN: 9780140360622. Inventory No: 043548.. 9780140360622

$11.30