Book review: The Toughest Sudoku Puzzle Book

The Toughest Sudoku Puzzle Book

The Toughest Sudoku Puzzle Book:
200+ Puzzles to Sharpen Your Brain
by Cristina Smith & Rick Smith
Rockridge Press
5/19/2020
Activity Books/Puzzles
180 pages

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People have different ways of relaxing. For some, after a tough day, they just want to watch an easy movie. For me, using my brain is actually the most enjoyable way of relaxing. After word games comes Sudoku. The Toughest Sudoku is definitely the best and most challenging collection I have ever found. Here is why.

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Book review: Word Detective, Grade 3

Word Detective 3rd Grade

Word Detective, Grade 3:
130 Games and Puzzles
to Improve Spelling,

by Ann Richmond Fisher,
Illustrations
by Joel and Ashley Selby
Rockridge Press
3/10/2020
Juvenile Nonfiction/Vocabulary & Spelling
190 pages

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Last year, I reviewed the excellent Word Detective, 130 Games and Puzzles
to Improve Spelling for 2nd graders.
Today, I present the same book concept, by the same author and illustrators, but for Grade 3.

To help enhance the young students’ vocabulary, the author has put together a list of 200 spelling words, through 130 engaging games and puzzles, all organized around a mystery to solve. The mystery is set in the city: there’s a soccer game, but the mascot has disappeared!

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Book review: Ocean Life!

Ocean Life

Ocean Life!:
A Coloring and Activity Book for Kids,
by Jill Richardson
Rockridge Press
4/14/2020
Juvenile Nonfiction/
Coloring
72 pages

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Coloring books are rebecoming very popular. Ocean Life! is designed for 4-8 year olds, but really, I am sure adults could enjoy and learn a lot from it as well.

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