Games, puzzles & books to keep you busy during self-isolation

Parlour Games for Modern Families

Parlour Games for Modern Families

Myfanwy Jones, Spiri Tsintziras

Parlour Games for Modern Families, a book for fun-lovers aged four to 104, winds back the clock to remind you of games you'd forgotten and then a whole lot more. So, gather the family together; ask over some friends. Warm the milk...

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 Read reviewLunch at 10 Pomegranate Street

Lunch at 10 Pomegranate Street

Felicita Sala

Written and magnificently illustrated by Felicita Sala, this glorious celebration of community is filled with recipes from all over the world and simple instructions perfect for young chefs

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The Art Puzzle Book

The Art Puzzle Book

Gareth Moore, Susie Hodge

The Art Puzzle Book is a fun introduction to art with puzzles, riddles and trivia relating to 36 iconic works of art.

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Make Your Own Mondrian:A Modern Art Puzzle

Make Your Own Mondrian:A Modern Art Puzzle

Carroll Henry

Immerse yourself in a world of abstract equilibrium with 57 tiles inspired by the Modernist master Piet Mondrian. Arrange the tiles to create table-top compositions of perfect balance, large or small.

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New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Small Growers (1000 Pieces)

New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Small Growers (1000 Pieces)

New Yorker

A gnome waits patiently to sell his mushrooms as patrons browse the fruits and vegetables of the busy farmers market.

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Gradient Puzzle: Blue Green (500 Pieces)

Gradient Puzzle: Blue Green (500 Pieces)

Areaware

Bryce Wilner's Gradient Puzzle is a vibrant way to meditate on colour. The act of putting it together is slow and deliberate, where the colour of each piece is used to locate its proper position.

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Bluey: Time to Play! (Sticker Activity Book)

Bluey: Time to Play! (Sticker Activity Book)

Bluey

Have fun with Bluey and Bingo as they play their favourite games!

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Mind-Blowing Paper Puzzles Kit

Mind-Blowing Paper Puzzles Kit

H. Nakamura

Channel your inner M.C. Escher with these brain teaser puzzles! These easily assembled 3D puzzles are each composed of many identical pieces that cleverly fit together to become larger geometric shapes. The cardstock pieces...

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Lost Ocean: An Inky Adventure & Colouring Book

Lost Ocean: An Inky Adventure & Colouring Book

Johanna Basford

A colouring book that takes you on a magical journey beneath the waves, from the creator of the worldwide bestsellers, Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest. It also features a large double-sided pull-out poster to colour and keep.

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The Times Codeword 10: 200 Cracking Logic Puzzles

The Times Codeword 10: 200 Cracking Logic Puzzles

The Times Mind Games

200 brand new compelling and addictive word and number puzzles from The Times. Appearing daily in the newspaper, Codeword is the cracking alternative to Su Doku and Crosswords.

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The Times Cryptic Crossword Book 23: 100 World-Famous Crossword Puzzles

The Times Cryptic Crossword Book 23: 100 World-Famous Crossword Puzzles

The Times Mind Games, Richard Rogan

The Times Cryptic Crossword is the most famous in the world. Test your word power with this classic collection of 100 cryptic puzzles compiled by the former Editor of The Times Crossword.

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Cryptic Crossword Puzzles for Dummies

Cryptic Crossword Puzzles for Dummies

Denise Sutherland

Put your cryptic-cracking skills to use!

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Build Your Own Dinosaur Museum

Build Your Own Dinosaur Museum

Lonely Planet Kids, Mike Love, Jenny Jacoby

We've just received a new crate of dinosaur fossils - and they need assembling! As the museum's resident dino expert, you'll have to pick the correct room for each skeleton, then get building! There are five pop-up skeletons to...

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Harry Potter Origami

Harry Potter Origami

Scholastic

Kids love origami and what could be cooler than transforming a piece of paper into Harry, the Sorting Hat or even Nagini? This book includes detailed instructions, custom-designed paper illustrated with art from the movies, as...

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Classic Origami for Beginners Kit

Classic Origami for Beginners Kit

Michael G. LaFosse

Make striking, classic origami designs with this easy origami kit.

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Magical Jungle: An Inky Expedition & Colouring Book

Magical Jungle: An Inky Expedition & Colouring Book

Johanna Basford

A coloring book that takes you on an expedition through a jungle to discover a forgotten world of flora and fauna. Through intricate pen and ink illustrations, it helps colour-inners of all ages to explore an exotic rainforest...

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Exploding Kittens

Exploding Kittens

The game that raised $8.7 million on Kickstarter! Exploding Kittens is a highly strategic kitty powered version of Russian Roulette.

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Usborne Jigsaw: On the Farm

Usborne Jigsaw: On the Farm

Kirsteen Robson, Gareth Lucas

This delightful book and jigsaw boxset will keep children entertained for hours.

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Japanese Origami Kit for Kids

Japanese Origami Kit for Kids

Michael G. LaFosse

Kids will love to fold classic origami projects and learn about Japanese culture with this easy origami kit

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Kensy and Max Spy Journal

Kensy and Max Spy Journal

Jacqueline Harvey

Filled with all you need to know about Kensy and Max, as well as codes to crack, puzzles to solve and advice to heed, this journal is a must-have for every budding spy.

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Playing with Collage

Jeannie Baker

A how-to guide to making your own collages, brimful of fascinating hints and tips from a master of the genre.

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Super Slow Sloths Game

Super Slow Sloths Game

Ginger Fox

The race is on to be crowned the slowest-moving sloth in this ingeniously backwards board game. For 2- 6 players.

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Big Book of Crosswords Book 6: 300 Quick Crossword Puzzles

Big Book of Crosswords Book 6: 300 Quick Crossword Puzzles

Collins Puzzles

A bumper collection of 300 quick crossword puzzles to test your word knowledge and have you reaching for the thesaurus. Standard 13x13 grid size. Solutions easily found at the back of the book.

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Friends: The TV Series Trivial Pursuit

Friends: The TV Series Trivial Pursuit

How you doin'? This Friends Trivial Pursuit bitesize edition contains 600 questions based on all your favourite Friends moments!

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Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom: a colouring book adventure

Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom: a colouring book adventure

Millie Marotta

Millie Marotta is a hugely popular illustrator and her idiosyncratic drawings of the world's strange, cute, weird and lovely creatures will draw you in. Millie's Animal Kingdom offers a range of beautiful illustration to...

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Greek Myths and Mazes

Greek Myths and Mazes

Jan Bajtlik, Zosia Krasodomska-Jones

A fascinating collection of labyrinths and puzzles set in Ancient Greece. Find your way out of a maze on each page in this stunningly intricate book from the creators of Maps.

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Build Your Own History Museum

Build Your Own History Museum

Lonely Planet Kids, Mike Love, Beatrice Blue, Claudia Martin

A crate has arrived and it's packed with treasures from the ancient world! Can you assemble them and assign each to the right room in time for the museum's big opening? Among the treasures to display are an Egyptian sarcophagus, a...

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Organ Attack!

Organ Attack!

Organ Attack seamlessly blends medically accurate terminology with immature potty humour. Players use affliction, Immunity and other tactical cards to inflict or repel disease and bodily harm.

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Imagine - Book and Jigsaw Puzzle

Imagine - Book and Jigsaw Puzzle

Alison Lester

A book of imaginative adventure, with intricate illustrations from Australia's favourite picture book creator, Alison Lester.

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Bridge For Dummies

Bridge For Dummies

Eddie Kantar, Consumer Dummies

Try a hand at bridge and outsmart your opponents Bridge is the most popular card game in the world and, as any player will tell you, is simply the best card game ever.

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Chiryoku: Keep your brain young the Japanese way

Chiryoku: Keep your brain young the Japanese way

Dr Gareth Moore

Compared to the West, people in Japan live longer, healthier lives and at the heart of their culture - and part of their daily routine - are brain-training puzzles. Enjoy working through puzzles that will take you from total...

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Amazing Origami: Traditional Japanese Folding Papers & Projects

Amazing Origami: Traditional Japanese Folding Papers & Projects

Tuttle Editors

Amazing Origami provides the ultimate origami experience giving you 144 sheets of paper-featuring 19 new designs created just for this kit-and instructions for 17 delightful origami models

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Su Doku for Dummies

Su Doku for Dummies

Andrew Heron, Edmund James

Su Doku For Dummies offers more puzzles than any other book available.

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Atari Retro TV Plug and Play Joystick (50 Games)

Atari Retro TV Plug and Play Joystick (50 Games)

Atari

The Atari Retro TV Plug and Play Joystick is pre-loaded with 50 built-in games including Atari classics such as Asteroids, Pong, Centipede, Missile Command, Breakout, Millipede and more.    

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Throw Throw Burrito

Throw Throw Burrito

The game is simple. Collect cards. Play your hand. Throw things at your friends.

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The Telegraph Big Book of Sudoku 1

The Telegraph Big Book of Sudoku 1

Telegraph Media Group Ltd

Challenge yourself with over 400 sudoku puzzles from the pages of the Telegraph.

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The Manga Artist's Handbook

The Manga Artist’s Handbook

Junka Morozumi, Tomomi Mizuna

This book provides a revolutionary new 3-step tracing technique that beginning artists can use to quickly learn to draw manga characters just like a pro!

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Origami Paper Samurai Print Large

Origami Paper Samurai Print Large

Tuttle Editors

For the first time, origami papers feature traditional Japanese ukiyo-e prints of samurai warriors.

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The Official A Game of Thrones Colouring Book

The Official A Game of Thrones Colouring Book

George R. R. Martin, Yvonne Gilbert, John Howe, Tomislav Tomic, Adam Stower

The perfect gift for fans of George R. R. Martin's A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE and HBO's GAME OF THRONES, this one-of-a-kind colouring book features more than forty-five exclusive illustrations!

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Nick Robinson's Beginning Origami Kit

Nick Robinson’s Beginning Origami Kit

Nick Robinson, Araldo De Luca

Create fun and adorable origami projects in a few minutes with the origami papers and simple instructions in this easy origami kit!

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Genius Writers Playing Cards

Genius Writers Playing Cards

Add a touch of class to your poker table with some of the most exciting literary figures of the 20th and 21st centuries

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Go Fish: A Card Game

Go Fish: A Card Game

Oliver Jeffers

The absurdly adorable art from the New York Times bestselling picture book turns a game of Go Fish into irresistible fun for kids and parents alike!

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Chess on Earth: A Game of Day and Night

Chess on Earth: A Game of Day and Night

Daniel Weil

A dual-purpose story book and chess set for young children

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Cards of Candour (First Edition)

Cards of Candour (First Edition)

Have you ever wanted to skip to the part of the evening when everyone starts revealing the hilariously weird things they've thought and done?

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Birds Playing Cards

Birds Playing Cards

Miyake Ryuto

Chirp up your card games with the most beautiful birds in the world.

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Complete Artist's Manual

Complete Artist’s Manual

Simon Jennings

The definitive artist's reference guide and comprehensive sourcebook of art materials and painting techniques, now available in a modern paperback edition.

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Bright Games: Chess & Checkers

Bright Games: Chess & Checkers

Offering a colourful spin on the class game, Bright Games Chess & Checkers brings vibrancy to the game and its merchandising opportunities.

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AFL Footy Feud Card Game

AFL Footy Feud Card Game

Footy Feud! is an AFL licensed card game, loved by all ages for being fun and easy to learn (...and especially by parents for improving numeracy skills).

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Spot It Splash (Waterproof): A Dobble Game

Spot It Splash (Waterproof): A Dobble Game

Spot It

Make a splash wherever your adventures take you with the durable waterproof version of Spot it! Surf and sand are no match for the waterproof playing cards, so you can play all five game variations any time, any place. Spot the...

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London by Michael Storrings (1000 Pieces Puzzle)

London by Michael Storrings (1000 Pieces Puzzle)

Award-winning illustrator Michael Storrings captures the special essence of cities in his art. Michael Storrings London 1000 Piece Puzzle from Galison brings to life the bustle of Piccadilly Circus in this detailed illustration.

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New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Hip Hops (1000 Pieces)

New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Hip Hops (1000 Pieces)

New Yorker

Not only are these hipsters are in the know of the hot spots to dine, but also the hip hop to drink. This trendy couple savors the latest beer while looking so cool enjoying it!

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New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Vogue Autumn Fabrics (1000 Pieces)

New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Vogue Autumn Fabrics (1000 Pieces)

New Yorker

All New Yorker Puzzle contain high quality pieces. Puzzle Size : 48.3 x 68.5cm

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New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Hot Dogs (1000 Pieces)

New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Hot Dogs (1000 Pieces)

New Yorker

The panting pooches look out their apartment windows with tongues wagging, patiently waiting for some outside playtime, as one clever kitty stays cool in the city heat.

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New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Baby It's Cold Outside Cover (1000 pieces)

New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Baby It’s Cold Outside Cover (1000 pieces)

The New Yorker

New Yorker Cover by Artist Ana Juan, originally published on February 8th, 2010. 

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New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Apres-ski (1000 Pieces)

New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Apres-ski (1000 Pieces)

A crowd of skiers meet up at the bar for some apres ski festivities after a day on the slopes. With their skis and poles in hand, these alpine enthusiasts share their days favorite run as well as tales from the trails over a well...

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New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Vanity Fair Grand Gala (1000 Pieces)

New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Vanity Fair Grand Gala (1000 Pieces)

New Yorker

The mischievous flappers and their crowd of partners foxtrot across the floor at the Grand Gala in this Vanity Fair cover from February 1926. Adorned with baubles and finery, they enjoy an evening of dancing and entertainment made...

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New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Cat on the Prowl (1000 Pieces)

New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzle: Cat on the Prowl (1000 Pieces)

New Yorker

An earnest looking black cat slinks through the colorful garden path, on the prowl for some mischievous fun. 

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The Story of Impressionism (1000 Piece Puzzle)

The Story of Impressionism (1000 Piece Puzzle)

George Marcel

Piece together the Paris of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters and discover the people and places that helped create the modern world in this 1000 piece art jigsaw puzzle.

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Dream of Surrealism (1000 Piece Puzzle)

Dream of Surrealism (1000 Piece Puzzle)

Vandenbroucke Brecht

Piece together the artists, poets and muses behind the movement that turned the art world on its head, and then pushed it through the looking glass. 

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Dusen Dusen: Pattern Puzzle (500 Pieces)

Dusen Dusen: Pattern Puzzle (500 Pieces)

Dusen Dusen is known for their bold original textiles to both wear and live among. Each collection is developed and inspired by fine art, commercial and naïve design, as well as the brain's reaction to color, movement, and...

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Gradient Puzzle: Green Yellow (500 Pieces)

Gradient Puzzle: Green Yellow (500 Pieces)

Areaware

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Puzzle in a Puzzle: Marble (591 Pieces)

Puzzle in a Puzzle: Marble (591 Pieces)

Areaware

This is a puzzle within a puzzle, featuring imagery by photographer KangHee Kim

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