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"Gr.4-6. From math, science, and logic puzzlers to word games to what's-wrong-with-this-picture challenges. Cartoon illustrations give the book pick-me-up appeal, but it's the games themselves that will keep readers going as they match wits with Gardner, challenge their friends, or simply read along and look up the answers in the back."-- "Booklist. 96 pages, 51 b/w ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published September 1st 1994 by Sterling Publishing (NY)
(first published 1994)
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Martin Gardner was an American mathematics and science writer specializing in recreational mathematics, but with interests encompassing micromagic, stage magic, literature (especially the writings of Lewis Carroll), philosophy, scientific skepticism, and religion. He wrote the Mathematical Games column in Scientific American from 1956 to 1981, and published over 70 books.