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Today Programme Puzzle Book 2

The puzzle book of 2019

  • Paperback
  • £12.99

Take on even more cryptic, numerical and linguistic brainteasers in this second puzzle book from Britain's best-loved radio programme.

***The best intelligent puzzle book on the market***

Fiendish fun! - The Times

How do you move an Arctic fox, a rock ptarmigan and some polar willow?

Tackle the conundrums that have been frustrating and confounding the nation every day at 6.47am, with the first official book from Radio 4's Today programme. Featuring sea navigation puzzles from the Royal Navy and Arctic themed puzzles compiled by the top scientists who are working on tackling climate change. What could be a better reminder of global priorities than a puzzle about polar bears?

Put your deciphering skills and mental agility to the test with over 280 cryptic, numerical and linguistic brainteasers from Britain's best-loved radio programme, set by the world's ultimate puzzle masters.

Contributors include Bobby Seagull, Daniel Griller, David Feather, Lynda White, Steve Humble, Tom Crawford, Elon Correa, Hugh Hunt, Kevin Au, Kyle D Evans, Ryan Glass, Shaun Fitzgerald, Dr Geoff Evatt, Dr Andrew Smedley, Professor Dave Abrahams, The Royal Navy, The Lost Meterorites of Antarctica Team, Oxford High School, Sheffield University, University of Cambridge, and the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.

With a foreword by Sarah Sands, editor of the Today programme.
Introductions to each chapter by Tom Feildon, the BBC Science Editor.

Want to take on the hardest, most fiendish puzzles out there created by the greatest minds around the world? If The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book, The GCHQ Puzzle Book and Tim Peake's Astronaut Selection Test Book were no match for you, pit your wit against TODAY.

Biographical Notes

Today is BBC Radio 4's long-running early morning news and current affairs programme. It consists of regular news bulletins, serious and often confrontational political interviews, in-depth reports, Thought for the Day and Puzzle for Today. Today has been voted the most influential news programme in Britain in setting the political agenda, and in February 2017 recorded its highest ever audience figures, reaching 7.45 million weekly listeners (from 7.1m last quarter and 7.03m last year). In an era of fake news, echo chambers and significant shifts in global politics, the role of Radio 4's Today programme as the most trusted guide to the world and news around us is more important than ever.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781788400657
  • Publication date: 05 Sep 2019
  • Page count: 288
  • Imprint: Cassell
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