Synopses & Reviews
Sit back, relax and solve!
· Seventy-five fun, easy crosswords from The New York Times
· Edited by crossword legend Will Shortz
· Convenient format is perfect for carrying anywhere
"[Will Shortz] is the crossword king."
--Steve Kroft, 60 Minutes
"The prince of crossword puzzlers."
"The Riddler's got nothing on Will Shortz."
--Time Out New York
"Will Shortz is [the crossword book world's] John Grisham."
KenKen can be described simply as sudoku with basic math (addition, subtraction and/or multiplication and division). It's a fun, addictive, clever puzzle that's winning fans the world over.
Already more than one million KenKen books have been sold in Japan and is a huge hit in The Times of London. Now, America can catch KenKen fever
Volume 2 contains 100 easy multiplication and division KenKen puzzles with How to Solve instructions and an introduction by puzzlemaster Will Shortz.
KenKen is known around the world as a fun and wildly addictive game but did you know that it was originally created as a teaching tool to hone math, logic, and reasoning skills? So grab a pencil and and enjoy this fun way to strengthen your mind, even while relaxing on the beach
*Refresh and renew the "little grey cells" with 100 easy to hard KenKen puzzles
*Introduction by legendary New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz
*Big grids with lots of space for easy solving
About the Author
TETSUYA MIYAMOTO, the creator of KenKen, is a math teacher who runs a unique mathematics class for grade school children in Japan where he practices “The Art of Teaching Without Teaching.” His teaching method and use of KenKen in his classroom has proven extremely successful. His students regularly go on to be accepted at the most prestigious schools in Tokyo. WILL SHORTZ has been the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993. He is also the puzzlemaster on NPRs 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.