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              Books by Alex Bellos

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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: $24.99
              • $19.49
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              • Pub Date
                1 Dec 20

              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
              Available for pre-order, ships once released
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              Football School Season 4: Where Football Explains the World

              Football School Season 4: Where Football Explains the World (Hardback)

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

              • RRP: $22.99
              • $18.39
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              The fourth book in the bestselling series that teaches you amazing facts about the world through football.This book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads - and it's all about football! Discover when robots play footb...all, where the highest ever football match took place, how referees keep time in matches and what llamas and professional footballers have in common. With hilarious illustrations throughout and laugh-out-loud gags, this is the perfect book for football-mad children everywhere.
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              ISBN 9781406379570
              Released NZ 1 Nov 2019
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Football School
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              Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 4-6 weeks
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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
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              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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              Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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              The Original Area Mazes

              The Original Area Mazes (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 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
              • $26.74
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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
              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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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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              In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 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
              • $21.88
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              • Internationally sourced

              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
              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 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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              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
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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 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

              By Bellos, Alex

              • RRP: $32.99
              • $26.39
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              • Pub Date
                4 Jan 21

              Lost for Words 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 unusua...l 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 9781783352180
              Released NZ 4 Jan 2021
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age General Audience
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