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Ball of Confusion: Puzzles, Problems and Perplexing Posers

3.41  ·  Rating Details  ·  29 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
This title features puzzles and problems from the show 'Ball of Confusion', designed to twist your brain into enjoyable knots of empuzzlement and designed for every level of difficulty - from some solved in a twinkling of an eye to some that will knit your brow for hours.
Hardcover, 254 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by Icon Books
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Brian Clegg
Oct 07, 2011 Brian Clegg rated it really liked it
NB the four star rating assumes you like puzzles and brainteasers. If you don't it's a two star rating!

For UK TV viewers of a certain age, Johnny Ball is something of a legend. Sadly I never watched him as a child, but for a whole generation he made finding out stuff about how the world works fun. And I can say from personal experience that (unlike many famous people) he's a really nice guy.

This is a book of 'puzzles, problems and perplexing posers' - just the thing for a Friday. They vary from
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Taymara Stephania  Jagmohan
Funny puzzles, as well as difficult one



How do out a candle with an empty bottle, without touching it? :) ;)


Love,
Taymara.
Icon Books
Nov 10, 2011 Icon Books rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
'This is a lovely compilation of puzzles including many classics, and Johnny Ball's legendary enthusiasm and humour jump out of every page.' --Rob Eastaway, co-author Maths for Mums & Dads

'What a cracking book! It's a fabulous jewel box of teasers, you can open any page and be hooked!'
--Kjartan Poskitt, author of the Murderous Maths series
Sarah
Jan 03, 2012 Sarah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A great fun read, not least because I could hear it all in Johnny's voice, bringing back joyful childhood memories!
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Johnny Ball is the host of Think of a Number, Think Again (BBC), and Johnny Ball Reveals All (ITV). His shows and videos have won 12 awards, including a New York International Emmy nomination, the ITV "Presenter of the Year" Craft Award, and a BAFTA.
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