Containing over 460 puzzles from around the world, including puzzles from old Arabic, Greek and Hindu sources, this book contains puzzles involving numbers, words, shapes, coins, matches, chess, calculators and computers. There are puzzles involving logic and quick thinking and a special section of classic puzzles for children. The second section of the book contains over 160 word games that can be either played alone, with a friend, in groups, at a party or by children. The collection contains games such as convergence, double jeopardy and balderdash. Not only are there spoken and written games but also a section devoted to word play, encompassing every kind of verbal and linguistic entertainment from anagrams to spoonerisms and malapropisms.