Sherlock: The Puzzle Book
Author: Christopher Maslanka, Steve Tribe
Publisher: Random House
‘Dear God, what is it like in your funny little brains? It must be so boring.’ Can you pit your wits against the best and the wisest? Through these 200 puzzles and challenges, you’ll be able to elevate your powers of deduction, detection and general brilliance. From codes and sequences to perceptual and logic problems, there are puzzles for all levels, from beginner to expert. With explanations of how Sherlock (and hopefully you) arrived at the solutions, this official puzzle book is your chance to learn how to think like Sherlock. Step inside his mind palace, decipher Moriarty's taunting clues and find out if you're a match for the brains of 221b Baker Street.
The Sherlock Puzzle Book
Author: Steve Tribe, Chris Maslanka
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Step into Sherlock's mind palace to try and solve 165 codes, sequences, logical problems, acrostics, quizzes, enigmas, and more in this official Sherlock book of puzzles. With challenges for all skill levels and explanations of how BBC's Sherlock Holmes might arrive at the solutions, Sherlock fans and puzzlers alike will be eager to find out if they're a match for the brains of 221B Baker Street.
Pit your wits against the greatest detective of them all with this collection of fiendish and hugely entertaining puzzles and enigmas. It contains a great mix of types of conundrums to keep the most ardent puzzle and Sherlock fan entertained and challenged.
Join the world's greatest fictional detective and use your own powers of deduction to solve these ingenious enigmas. This remarkable collection features all kinds of puzzles to suit all tastes and levels of logical skillâ??from "elementary" to "impenetrable."150 specially commissioned puzzles set in the world of Sherlock Holmes, designed to test your powers of perception, logic and deduction. Includes "The Hanged Man," "The Green Stone," "Cousin Jennifer," "AMatter of Time", and many, many more. Solutions to each puzzle are included.This lovely hardcover edition makes a wonderful gift for anyone who enjoys puzzles, and fans of Sherlock Holmes mysteries.
Are your eyes are sharp and your deductions as accurate as those of Sherlock Holmes? Solve more than 100 puzzles themed around detection and the world's most famous--and favorite--consulting detective! Word searches, anagrams, cryptograms, and other puzzles will test your mettle and your Sherlock Holmes knowledge. Logic puzzles, coded puzzles, and visual puzzles will let you take on the role of consulting detective and see how sharp your eyes and mind are. 2 color; answer key found in the back.
Since their first appearance in 1887, Detective Sherlock Holmes, and his trusty companion, Doctor John Watson, have fascinated readers for well over a century, and continue to be two of the most popular detective characters of all time. Who, then, could be better companions to accompany readers in this three-part puzzle adventure? With 144 different puzzles, including cryptograms, crosswords, ciphers, and many more, inspired by six classic Sherlock Holmes short stories, modern puzzle-solvers and Sherlock fans can search for hidden clues, navigate around different countrysides using tear-out maps for each chapter, and—most importantly—exercise their sharp intellect and keen perception skills, like Sherlock would, to solve each chapter’s adventure. Each illustrated chapter contains a tear-out map to guide readers through each story adventure and puzzles. Hours of fun and entertainment are awaiting inside, so stop reading and start playing!
Features over seventy puzzles set in Sherlock Holmes' world that test the reader's logic and deductive skills.
Holmes and Watson are back. Fresh from solving the baffling puzzles in 'The Sherlock Holmes Puzzle Collection', Dr John Watson returns with a new selection of his esteemed colleague's lost cases - an even more daring, difficult and downright perplexing bunch of conundrums.
Dr John Watson has compiled an outstanding selection of his esteemed colleague's cases. A daring, difficult and downright perplexing bunch of conundrums, puzzles, and riddles, all written in the style of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's great stories. This book deeply involves the reader in the solving of puzzles - and crimes! More than 200 puzzles are included, from seemingly simple riddles to more complicated brain-busting logic puzzles. Tips and tricks for solving "the Sherlock way" are included, as well as all answers and explanations.
Sherlock Holmes' Book of Conundrums provides a uniquely absorbing experience quite unlike any other puzzle publication: all material is themed around Sherlock Holmes, the Victorian era, and early 20th century, and backed-up with rich and carefully chosen illustrations. Each puzzle's solution can be found in the back of the book, but a mysterious sealed page contains the answers to the three most fiendish puzzles. There's something for every puzzle lover, which difficulty ranging from simple puzzles to challenging conundrums designed to challenge even puzzle aficionados. 200 puzzles are held within these pages and they work a variety of different parts of your brain. The puzzles cover a diverse range of topics, and include a generous selection of lateral thinking teasers. You'll also enjoy challenges for perception, memory, creativity, problem solving, math, and logic conundrums. Complete these mental work outs and become as sharp as the Great Detective himself.
The GCHQ Puzzle Book
Publisher: Penguin UK
** WINNER OF 'STOCKING FILLER OF THE YEAR AWARD' GUARDIAN ** Pit your wits against the people who cracked Enigma in the official puzzle book from Britain's secretive intelligence organisation, GCHQ. 'A fiendish work, as frustrating, divisive and annoying as it is deeply fulfilling: the true spirit of Christmas' Guardian 'Surely the trickiest puzzle book in years. Crack these fiendish problems and Trivial Pursuit should be a doddle' Daily Telegraph If 3=T, 4=S, 5=P, 6=H, 7=H ... what is 8? What is the next letter in the sequence: M, V, E, M, J, S, U, ? Which of the following words is the odd one out: CHAT, COMMENT, ELF, MANGER, PAIN, POUR? GCHQ is a top-secret intelligence and security agency which recruits some of the very brightest minds. Over the years, their codebreakers have helped keep our country safe, from the Bletchley Park breakthroughs of WWII to the modern-day threat of cyberattack. So it comes as no surprise that, even in their time off, the staff at GCHQ love a good puzzle. Whether they're recruiting new staff or challenging each other to the toughest Christmas quizzes and treasure hunts imaginable, puzzles are at the heart of what GCHQ does. Now they're opening up their archives of decades' worth of codes, puzzles and challenges for everyone to try. In this book you will find: - Tips on how to get into the mindset of a codebreaker - Puzzles ranging in difficulty from easy to brain-bending - A competition section where we search for Britain's smartest puzzler Good luck! 'Ideal for the crossword enthusiast' Daily Telegraph
Pocket Posh Sherlock Holmes
Author: The Puzzle Society
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pocket Posh Sherlock Holmes is an engaging and stylish collection of brain-teasing puzzles and quizzes for fans of the endearing detective famous for his astute logical reasoning, his ability to take on almost any disguise, and his forensic science skills for solving difficult cases.
Can you solve as well as Sherlock Holmes? Join the world's greatest fictional detective and use your own powers of deduction to solve these ingenious enigmas. This fiendishly difficult collection features superb period artwork and 75 varied puzzles, all inspired by Holmes, designed to test even the savviest sleuths. "You know my methods, apply them." --Sherlock Holmes