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This was a hit and kept us entertained for ages. The nice thing is that the child has the answers rather than the adults so kids get to feel clever. Many of the riddles work well and are relevant to kids but also tricky even for adults (until you hear the answers, and then they are easy!). There is mixed quality in the questions though, with most of the best ones coming in the first section. Some, particularly in later sections, are weak or a repetition of previous ideas. 8 yr old girl enjoyed it lots. I think it's best suited to ages 8 to 13.
My children love riddles and this has loads of them. They really like this book. Of course after a while you will know all the answers but you can always find new friends and family members to test them on, which is just as much fun. You do get a lot though so well worth the money if you child is a riddle fan. Suitable from ages 8 upwards I would say.
Ordered through Amazon. These are such fun. Going to have them round the dinner table over the festive period. They are not too easy or difficult. The only downside is that when you look at the answers they are so big and clear that you can inadvertently sort of cheat as you can’t unsee the other answers so best one person asks all question.
I am a teacher and this book has been my go to resource to give the kids an intriguing question to begin our Virtual Learning day in the time of COVID-19. It has been very enjoyable seeing the variety of answers the kids have come up with and the development of their thinking. Having had a look at some of the other reviews I will briefly address some of them to help make future purchasers better informed: The title says "for smart kids" so no, there won't be MENSA-level adult/GCHQ questions. "No illustrations"; correct, 300 word riddles which the kids enjoy repeating and challenging their friends/parents/grandparents etc. with too. "Riddles that could have been searched for on the internet"; possibly, but if you have this you don't have to go searching for them.
In short, enjoyable word riddles to get the neurons firing.