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              Football School: The Incredible Joke Book
               

              Football School: The Incredible Joke Book (Paperback)

              By Bellos, Alex; Lyttleton, Ben; Illustrated by Gerrell, Spike

              • RRP: $13.99
              • $11.19
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              • Pub Date
                1 Jan 20

              Get ready to laugh your football socks off with this side-splitting joke book from the creators of the bestselling Football School series. What's a striker's favourite magic routine? A hat trick! Why was the peacock sent off? It was a professional fowl What's a chip-lover's top f...ootie show? Catch of the Day, with Gary VinegarPacked with great gags about silly stars, team titters and naughty nicknames, this is the perfect gift to give any football fan the giggles.
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              ISBN 9781406393071
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2020
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Football School
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              The Original Area Mazes: 100 Addictive Puzzles to Solve with Simple Math--And Clever Logic!

              The Original Area Mazes: 100 Addictive Puzzles to Solve with Simple Math--And Clever Logic! (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Inaba, Naoki; Murakami, Ryoichi; Introduction by Bellos, Alex

              • RRP: $23.99
              • $21.59
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              • Delayed Release

              It's the best kind of puzzle: The rules are simple--but getting the answer can take all your creativity. Your quest is to navigate a network of rectangles to find a missing value, using just a few givens. No complex math is required! Just remember: To find an area, multiply the l...engths of the sides. The inventor of area mazes, master puzzlemaker Naobi Inaba, has selected 100 of his best mazes and organized them into five levels of difficulty. Try area mazes for yourself--you'll be hooked in no time!
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              ISBN 9781615194216
              Released NZ 28 Nov 2017
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Original Area Mazes
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              Alex's Adventures in Numberland
               

              Alex's Adventures in Numberland (EPUB ebook)

              By Bellos, Alex

              The Sunday Times bestseller Shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize

              ISBN 9781408811146
              Available in EPUB
              Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
              Language en
              Released NZ 5 Apr 2010
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Alex Through the Looking-Glass: How Life Reflects Numbers, and Numbers Reflect Life
               

              Alex Through the Looking-Glass: How Life Reflects Numbers, and Numbers Reflect Life (Paperback)

              By Bellos, Alex

              • RRP: $35.99
              • $28.79
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              • Internationally sourced

              From the bestselling author of Alex's Adventures in Numberland, a dazzling new book that turns even the most complex maths into a brilliantly entertaining narrative

              ISBN 9781408845721
              Released NZ 22 Apr 2015
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
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              Alex's Adventures in Numberland
               

              Alex's Adventures in Numberland (Paperback)

              By Bellos, Alex

              • RRP: $35.99
              • $28.79
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              • Internationally sourced

              Explodes the myth that maths is best left to the geeks. Covering subjects from adding to algebra, from set theory to statistics, and from logarithms to logical paradoxes, this title explains how mathematical ideas underpin just about everything in our lives.

              ISBN 9781408809594
              Released NZ 1 May 2011
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
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              Puzzle Ninja: Pit Your Wits Against The Japanese Puzzle Masters

              Puzzle Ninja: Pit Your Wits Against The Japanese Puzzle Masters (Paperback, Main)

              By Bellos, Alex

              • RRP: $22.99
              • $18.39
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              From the Guardian's very own puzzle master, Puzzle Ninja is a new collection following the bestselling Can You Solve My Problems?The puzzle masters of Japan create the world's most satisfying puzzles.

              ISBN 9781783351374
              Released NZ 25 Jul 2018
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age General Audience
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              So You Think You've Got Problems?: Surprising and rewarding puzzles to sharpen your mind

              So You Think You've Got Problems?: Surprising and rewarding puzzles to sharpen your mind (Hardback, Main)

              By Bellos, Alex

              • RRP: $36.99
              • $29.59
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              This is a collection of ingenious and satisfying puzzles drawn from across the ancient and modern world. You'll need to pit your wits against riddles, word problems, visual and logical conundrums. Some solutions will rely on ingenuity, some will challenge you to spot patterns, ot...hers call for extreme rationally.
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              ISBN 9781783351909
              Released NZ 3 Dec 2019
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles

              Can You Solve My Problems?: A casebook of ingenious, perplexing and totally satisfying puzzles (Paperback, Main)

              By Bellos, Alex

              • RRP: $24.99
              • $19.99
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              Are you smarter than a Singaporean ten-year-old? Can you beat Sherlock Holmes? This is the story of the puzzle, one of mankind's oldest and greatest forms of entertainment and enlightenment, told through 125 of the world's best brainteasers.

              ISBN 9781783351152
              Released NZ 23 Aug 2017
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Puzzle Ninja: Pit Your Wits Against The Japanese Puzzle Masters

              Puzzle Ninja: Pit Your Wits Against The Japanese Puzzle Masters (Paperback, Main)

              By Bellos, Alex

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $26.39
              • Save $6.60
              • In Stock At Publisher

              Presents a brain-bending mix of history, reportage, and over 200 mind-boggling puzzles. In this book, you will find: 20 new types of addictive puzzles from Slitherlink to Akari; Puzzles ranging in difficulty from dojo to sensei; and, tips on how to crack the most fiendish puzzles....
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              ISBN 9781783351367
              Released NZ 8 Nov 2017
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life - Updated Edition
               

              Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life - Updated Edition (Paperback)

              By Bellos, Alex

              • RRP: $27.99
              • $21.83
              • Save $6.16
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              The Brazilian football team is one of the modern wonders of the world. Travelling extensively from the coastal cities of Rio de Janiero and Sao Paolo to the Amazon jungle, Bellos shows how Brazil changed football and how football shaped Brazil.

              ISBN 9781408854167
              Released NZ 1 May 2014
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
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