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              Books by Alex Bellos

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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: $24.99
              • $19.49
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              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
              Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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              Football School Terrific Teams: 50 True Stories of Football's Greatest Sides
               

              Football School Terrific Teams: 50 True Stories of Football's Greatest Sides (Paperback)

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

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $13.59
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              • Pub Date
                1 Oct 21

              Discover the incredible true stories behind the most famous clubs in football. Find out the stories behind the most legendary clubs in football history, such as Manchester United, Real Madrid and Liverpool. Explore how these teams have overcome failure and tragedy to win leagues ...and lift trophies and enter the record books. Also discover fascinating facts about more unknown clubs, including the German team with skull and crossbones logo and the most eco-friendly club in the world. Perfect for fans of Football School: Star Players and Football School: Epic Heroes, this collection of fifty true stories is a must-read for any young football fan.
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              ISBN 9781406386660
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2021
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Availability
              Available for pre-order, ships once released
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              Football School Season 1: Where Football Explains the World

              Football School Season 1: Where Football Explains the World (Paperback)

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

              • RRP: $16.99
              • $13.59
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              A groundbreaking new series from two bestselling writers that teaches you about the world through football. The first book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads. When do footballers poo? Can you play football on Mars...? What is a magic sponge? You will find the answers to these questions and more in chapters on subjects such as history, geography, biology and maths. Illustrated throughout with hilarious cartoons and filled with laugh-out-loud gags this is the perfect book for any boy or girl who loves football. Your coaches at Football School, Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton, are journalists, broadcasters and award-winning science and sports writers. Their knowledge, enthusiasm and engaging writing make them the perfect team to teach you how to score with your head.
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              ISBN 9781406373400
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2017
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Availability
              124 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Alex's Adventures in Numberland: Tenth Anniversary Edition
               

              Alex's Adventures in Numberland: Tenth Anniversary Edition (Paperback)

              By Bellos, Alex

              • RRP: $31.89
              • $31.89
              • Internationally sourced

              The Sunday Times bestseller Shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize

              ISBN 9781526623997
              Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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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
              Availability
              90 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              The Language Lover's Puzzle Book: Lexical perplexities and cracking conundrums from across the globe
                

              The Language Lover's Puzzle Book: Lexical perplexities and cracking conundrums from across the globe (Paperback, Main)

              By Bellos, Alex

              • RRP: $29.50
              • $22.07
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              • Pub Date
                7 Oct 21

              From the bestselling author of Alex's Adventures in Numberland and Can You Solve My Problems? comes a fascinating, hugely entertaining collection of puzzles for crossword addicts and language-lovers of all stripes. 'Alex Bellos is a wizard.' - Tim Harford, author of The Undercove...r Economist The Language Lover's Puzzle Book is a book of more than 100 surprising and entertaining puzzles that celebrate the amazing diversity of the world of words and language. Featuring a huge variety of ancient, modern and even invented languages, this collection of problems will introduce you to unusual alphabets and scripts, curious vocabularies and phonologies, and global variations in simple behaviours like counting, telling the time, and naming children. Whether you are a crossword solver, a code-breaker or a Scrabble addict, these puzzles are guaranteed to twist your tongue and sharpen your mind.
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              ISBN 9781783352197
              Released NZ 7 Oct 2021
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age General Audience
              Availability
              Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 7 Oct 2021
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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
              Availability
              16 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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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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              286 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Beautiful Symmetry: A Coloring Book about Math

              Beautiful Symmetry: A Coloring Book about Math (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Berke, Alex; Foreword by Bellos, Alex

              • RRP: $40.00
              • $38.00
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              A coloring book that invites readers to explore symmetry and the beauty of math visually.

              ISBN 9780262538923
              Released NZ 15 Feb 2020
              Publisher MIT Press Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The MIT Press
              Availability
              4 Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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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
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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
              Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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