The Nat­u­ral His­tory Puzzle Book

BBC Wildlife Magazine - - OUR WILD WORLD - Mar­garet Bartlett BBC Coun­try­file Mag­a­zine

BY DR GARETH MOORE, CARL­TON BOOKS, £14.99

Did you know that on a clear night the hu­man eye can see around 19 quadrillio­n miles into space? And that the ear­li­est iden­ti­fied puzzle was writ­ten over 4,000 years ago? These and many other fas­ci­nat­ing nuggets of in­for­ma­tion can be found in this en­gag­ing book in­spired by ex­hibits in the Nat­u­ral His­tory Mu­seum.

There are over 100 chal­lenges with three lev­els of dif­fi­culty, from fun mazes to tricky nono­grams. Colour­ful, beau­ti­fully de­signed and a mine of facts, this book is ideal for ages 8–80, mak­ing it a great choice for a fam­ily of cu­ri­ous minds.

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