Will Shortz Presents The Little Holiday Book of Sudoku

Easy to Hard Puzzles

Introduction by Will Shortz

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With its beautiful design, Will Shortz Presents The Holiday Book of Sudoku is sure to fill every sudoku fan with holiday cheer this season. Edited by crossword great Will Shortz, this beautiful book offers 335 easy-to-hard puzzles in a convenient portable size.
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* 335 sudoku puzzles, arranged according to difficulty
* Sleek design with a hardcover and spiral binding
* The perfect gift for any holiday & stocking stuffer
* Edited by Will Shortz.

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Introduction 
Throughout the history of puzzles and games, many of the biggest successes have come as complete surprises, because they’ve broken all the “rules.”
 
Parker Bros. famously turned down the rights to the game Monopoly in 1934, because it had “52 design errors.” It was too complicated, they said, it had too many pieces, and it took too long to play. So the inventor, Charles B. Darrow, produced and sold 5,000 handmade copies of Monopoly, they quickly sold out, and—once Parker Bros. finally bought the rights—it became the biggest game hit of 1935.

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Praise for Will Shortz Presents The Little Holiday Book of Sudoku

“A puzzling global phenomenon”
--The Economist

“The biggest craze to hit The Times since the first crossword puzzle was published in 1935.”
--The Times of London

“England’s most addictive newspaper puzzle.”
--New York magazine

“The latest craze in games”
– BBC News

“Sudoku is dangerous stuff. Forget work and family—think papers hurled across the room and industrial-sized blobs of correction fluid. I love it!”
--The Times of London

“Sudokus are to the first decade of the 21st century what Rubik’s Cube was to the 1970s.”
– The Daily Telegraph

“Britain has a new addiction. Hunched over newspapers on crowded subway trains, sneaking secret peeks in the office, a puzzle-crazy nation is trying to slot numbers into small checkerboard grids.”
--Associated Press

“Forget crosswords.”
--The Christian Science Monitor

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About the Author

Introduction by Will Shortz

Will Shortz has been the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993. He is also the puzzlemaster on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday and is founder and director of the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. He has edited countless books of crossword puzzles, Sudoku, KenKen, and all manner of brain-busters.

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Will Shortz Presents The Little Holiday Book of Sudoku
Easy to Hard Puzzles
Introduction by Will Shortz

Paper Over Board

Paper Over Board
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
September 2010
Paper Over Board
ISBN: 9780312654276
ISBN10: 0312654278
5 x 7 1/8 inches, 384 pages
$14.99
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