The New York Times Will Shortz Presents Easy to Hard KenKen: 300 Logic Puzzles That Make You Smarter (Paperback)

The New York Times Will Shortz Presents Easy to Hard KenKen: 300 Logic Puzzles That Make You Smarter By Will Shortz (Introduction by), Tetsuya Miyamoto, The New York Times Cover Image
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Description


KenKen has quickly become the successor to sudoku that the world's been waiting for! KenKen became the first puzzles to be printed in the daily editions of the New York Times next to its famous crossword puzzle.

This New York Times edition of KenKen contains 300 easy to hard 4x4 and 6x6 size puzzles with "How to Solve" instructions and an introduction by puzzlemaster Will Shortz. The puzzles use all four mathematical operations and increase in difficulty like they do in the Times.

About the Author


Will Shortz has been the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993. He is also the puzzlemaster on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday and is founder and director of the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. He has edited countless books of crossword puzzles, Sudoku, KenKen, and all manner of brain-busters.

Tetsuya Miyamoto, the creator of KenKen, is a math teacher. He developed KenKen to help his student develop their calculation and logic skills. He runs a unique mathematics class for grade school children in Japan where he practices “The Art of Teaching Without Teaching.” His teaching method and use of KenKen in his classroom have proven extremely successful. His students regularly go on to be accepted at the most prestigious schools in Tokyo.

The New York Times is a daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed internationally. Founded in 1851, the newspaper has won 112 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other news organization. Its website receives 30 million unique visitors per month.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780312644987
ISBN-10: 0312644981
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: June 22nd, 2010
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: New York Times Will Shortz Presents...