For many people, all they remember of their secondary school French lessons is "Comment ça va?" and "Où est la piscine?". But if you were one of the students who quite liked learning new vocabulary and conjugating verbs, actually, then this is the puzzle book for you.
Put your astronomy knowledge to the test with over 100 puzzles in this new book from the Royal Observatory Greenwich. These riddles cover not just space but the history of astronomy, astronomical instruments, star maps and famous astronomers, too. What's more, you can learn about the latest astrophysical theories and space missions as you solve the puzzles.
Aspiring medics and fans of biology can prove their knowledge of the human body with Gray's Anatomy Puzzle Book, which features illustrations from the reference book it's named for. Read each section to brush up on a particular part of the body, and test how much you learned with crosswords, anagrams, missing letter puzzles, secret codes and more.
If you're missing the time you spent in your garden in the summer months, this quiz and puzzle book may be the one for you. Test your knowledge of Latin names, anatomy and botany with puzzles from anagrams to plant identification.
Alex Bellos actually travelled to Tokyo to meet some of the best puzzle teachers and solvers alive today. Will completing this book add you to that list? Put your skills to the test with this extracted puzzle:
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