The Times Junior Su Doku by Wayne Gould
  

Synopsis

The Times Junior Su Doku by Wayne Gould

It is not just adults who are going nutty over Su Doku. Children are going crazy for the number-placing puzzles, and this is a collection of 150 new puzzles specifically for 7 - 14 year olds. Su Doku is based on logic not mathematical ability.This means that even children who struggle with maths can enjoy getting to grips with the puzzles! Teachers are bringing Su Doku into the classroom to introduce children to problem solving.It is not a case of guessing,it is a step by step process of elimination. Includes: Guidelines for tackling Su Doku 10 6x6 puzzles to get you started 40 brain-teasers 40 brain-twisters 10 brain-squeezers-extra difficult puzzles Under every puzzle are two boxes-one for you to record the time that it took to complete the puzzle,and a second box for your record time!

About the Author

Gould was a lawyer for 13 years in Matamata, New Zealand, before coming to Hong Kong in 1982 where he worked his way up to become Chief District Judge in 1993. He retired from the Judiciary in 1997 and, that same year, during a visit to Japan, he was in a bookstore where, not knowing how to read or speak Japanese, he was drawn to the puzzle which he first thought was a crossword. He was intrigued and later on he decided to take it with him to the United States and Britain. After his initial retirement, in efforts to pass time and sharpen his computer skills, Gould developed the computer program that generates Sudoku puzzles. Wayne Gould says retirement can now wait as Sudoku keeps him busier than ever. He travels between his different bases; Lantau and New Hampshire in the United States, where his wife Gaye is a professor of linguistics, and other parts of the world to which his new hobby has taken him. He has two children, daughter Sally, 29, and son, Scott, 27.

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Format

Paperback
240 pages
Interest Age: From 8 To 13

Author

Wayne Gould
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Publisher


www.collins.co.uk

Publication date

1st August 2005

ISBN

9780007220939


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