Author(s): David Astle
A second quirky dictionary and puzzle book in one pocket-sized volume
Word nerds and puzzle nuts welcome: this is a book to keep your mind tickled. It contains more than 150 original puzzles, from anagrams to riddles and quizzes, for all ages and all levels. Accompanying these are 200 of David's entertaining word stories—exploring what zemblanity means, how cosmic links to cosmetic, or where a seahorse sleeps each night with an almond.
An amusing collection of puzzles and word stories from puzzle nut and crossword king, David (DA) Astle.
David Astle is an incurable word nerd. He has a weekly word column in The Sydney Morning Herald, Wordplay, as well as a popular blog at www.davidastle.com. His bestselling book, Puzzled: Secrets and Clues from a Life Lost in Words, is a combination of memoir and a how-to for anyone who loves cryptic crosswords.