Synopses & Reviews
Why does the Blue Grouse migrate north in the winter? Why did Lewis Carroll use a dodo bird to represent himself in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
? What are the bird names that appear most often as crossword clues?
Birdwatchers and puzzle fans alike will delight in Bird Brainteasers, a fresh collection of puzzles, games, and avian amusements by noted puzzle creator Patrick Merrell. This book is packed with bird-themed crosswords, visual puzzles, and the first-ever Birdoku challenges. Interspersed throughout are fascinating and amusing bird facts, trivia, and lore, drawn from everything from music and literature to popular culture.
Packaged is a small format and highly illustrated with a unique combination of historical and cultural images, Bird Brainteasers is the perfect gift for any bird lover. Put down the binoculars and pick up a pencil!
Bird-watchers and puzzle fans alike will delight in this collection of word games, conundrums, and avian amusements by noted puzzler Patrick Merrell. Packed with bird-themed crosswords, visual puzzles, and the first-ever Birdoku challenges, Bird Brainteasers also features fascinating bird facts, trivia, and lore. Merrell engages the whole family with kid-friendly games that invite bird enthusiasts of all ages to get in on the fun. Full of whimsy and bursting with heart, this pocket puzzle book will bring a smile to the face of every bird-lover."
About the Author
Patrick Merrell is a cartoonist, puzzle maker, and author whose work has appeared in hundreds of publications. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times crossword, the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, and the World Puzzle Championship. His other books include Bird Brainteasers and Coffee Time. He lives in Mt. Vernon, New York.