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This slightly tricky puzzle was invented in Japan. You have to fill in the spaces with numbers from 1-9, so that when it is finished, every row, column and 3x3 box contains all the numbers from 1-9.
Q What’s big and white and travels at 100mph? A A really fast fridge. Q What is a bear’s favourite type of pasta? A Tagliateddy!
Theodore Boone by John Grisham This book follows the life of Theodore Boone, inspiring lawyer. When caught up in a murder case, Theodore doesn’t know what to do – so he decides to investigate Can you work and solve the case out the phrase himself. When some represented evidence comes up, here? it helps Theodore is excited, if you say out but doesn’t realise loud what you can see. the trouble that comes with it. There are well built characters and I hope this adventure carries on, as we were left on a big cliffhanger. The reader is left rooting for Theodore, hoping he’s OK, which is exactly what a reader wants. For answers see tomorrow’s G2 Well done to John Grisham! Review by Ria O’Grady, age 13. Email a review of your favourite book at firstname.lastname@example.org
what am i?
Can you identify these birds from the close-up pictures?
Crack the code
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Fancy becoming the next supersleuth? If you’re dying to be a detective, put Sherlock Holmes to shame with these handy tips. All you need is a periscope to peek around corners and a way to write messages in secret . . .
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• Wash and dry out an empty milk carton and cut the top off. On the top end of one side of the box, cut a small square out. On the bottom end of the opposite side, cut out another square. • On the remaining sides, cut two diagonal slits at both ends of the box. Make sure they are level with the lower edges of the squares. The slits need to slant in the same direction, with the bottom one slanting away from the square. They need
to be wide enough to slide a small mirror through. • In each slit, slide a double-sided mirror through to the other slit on the opposite side. Fix them with tape. • Look into the bottom hole and spy away!
Which animal is hidden in this riddle? My first is in chewy but not in sweet. My second is not in lose but is in beat. My third is in mile and in metre. My fourth is found two times in heater. My fifth is in Paul but not in Peter.
Yesterday’s answers Crack the code Scrambled eggs What am I? Lion, tiger, pussy cat, cheetah. The riddler Syrup Wordsearch (Sorry, we got two clues wrong in yesterday’s panel – PLAYTIME should have been PLAY and TEXTBOOK should have been BOOKS.)
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• Write your top-secret message on a piece of paper with a paintbrush, using lemon juice as your ink. • To make the message visible, ask a grown-up to cover the message with another piece of scrap paper and iron it lightly. The chemical reaction of the heat will make it appear in seconds! Rekha Jogia
puzzles by Clarity media
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