The Potato Chip Puzzles

The Potato Chip Puzzles : The Puzzling World of Winston Breen

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When a local potato chip tycoon invites area kids to an all-day puzzle hunt, Winston Breen is psyched. But it turns out the day is not all fun and games. Their teacher is being overly competitive, the puzzles are hard (even for Winston), and someone in the contest is playing dirty in order to win the fifty-thousand-dollar grand prize! Trying to stop the mystery cheater before it's too late takes an already tough challenge to a whole new level. . . . Perfect for fans of The Westing Game, exciting mysteries, and, of course, puzzles!
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 127 x 195.58 x 20.32mm | 204.12g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0142416371
  • 9780142416372
  • 105,308

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"The joy for both contestants and readers of this brain-teasing mystery will be in the process." - "Kirkus Reviews" "Berlin refreshes traditional themes, including the importance of good sportsmanship, with oodles of mind-bogglers for readers' enjoyment." - "School Library Journal"
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About Eric Berlin

Eric Berlin creates puzzles for all ages, from kids to adults (his crosswords appear often in The New York Times). He is a member of the National Puzzlers' League and enjoys creating puzzle events for schools and other groups. He lives in Milford, Connecticut, with his wife and two children.
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Rating details

1,093 ratings
3.97 out of 5 stars
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4 39% (423)
3 22% (241)
2 4% (46)
1 2% (20)
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