Game On! Awesome Activity Book Series | Dedicated Review
Book Series Review of Game On! Awesome Activities
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Created by Patrick Merrell
Ages 8-12 years | Publisher: Dover Publications
What to Expect: Kid friendly, mazes, word games, spot the differences, secret codes, hidden pictures
The “Game On!” book series is a cool collection of activities for the mid to upper elementary school crowd. It’s perfect for summer vacation fun or anytime!
Each book is filled with over one hundred kid-friendly activities, so there is sure to be a puzzle or game that appeals to every reader. In addition to the varied offerings these books use catchy cartoon illustrations in color and are printed on thicker paper that is sturdy enough to hold up to erasing. Each page is sure to entertain and delight the reader with hours of activities.
Game On! Awesome Activities for Clever Kids (978-0486824666)
This book features over a hundred pages of colorful puzzles from traditional brainteasers and word searches, to mazes and spot the difference illustrations.
Game On! More Awesome Activities for Clever Kids (978-0486824673)
In this follow-up book, readers will find unique crosswords, clever secret codes, challenging mazes, and the ever popular spot the difference puzzles.
Game On! USA Awesome Activities for Clever Kids (978-0486841854)
The newest offering from the Game On! Activities for Clever Kids collection presents 120 pages of USA themed puzzles for hours of brain stimulating activity. Readers will have fun solving secret codes and mazes while learning facts and trivia about the United States.
The Game On! Awesome Activity Books are perfect for home or on-the-go entertainment and are sure to keep readers engaged and amused. Complete solutions are provided at the back of each book.
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About the Author
Patrick Merrell is a professional puzzlemaker, cartoonist, writer, illustrator, and graphic designer. He’s one of MAD magazine’s “Usual Gang of Idiots.” He’s created over 250 books, including 75 puzzle books, and written 81 crosswords for The New York Times (including 19 Sundays). Six of his Times crosswords appear in Will Shortz Picks His Favorite Puzzles, the most of any constructor. From 2009 to 2011, he wrote for Wordplay, the daily online crossword column for The New York Times. He’s also created puzzles for the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Scientific American, People, Sports Illustrated, MAD, National Wildlife Foundation, Crayola, Scholastic, the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, the World Puzzle Championship, and many, many others.
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June 9, 2021 at 10:43PM Bianca Schulze