Riddle Me This!: Riddles and Stories to Sharpen Your Wits

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Wacky riddles, witty puzzles, and zany brainteasers from around the globe are accompanied by Sophie Fatus' quirky, vibrant illustrations in this entertaining book. Children and adults alike will love testing their wits with these mind-bending riddles and riddling stories. This captivating book will encourage children to think more deeply about the different ways words can be interpreted while developing problem-solving skills. It is written by internationally recognised, award-winning author Hugh Lupton.

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'A clever idea that will provide young readers with hours of entertainment. Riddle Me This! is a big, boldly illustrated collection of riddles and riddling stories from a wide range of countries and cultures - with fortunately, answers provided at the back.' --Financial Times

'Finally, here's a book to entertain the whole family after Christmas dinner - and into the New Year as well. The master storyteller explores numerous riddles and puzzle stories from many different cultures. The answers are striking, amusing and always surprising. Definitely a book to share.' --Northern Echo

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Hugh Lupton has worked as a professional storyteller for seventeen years. He has a particular passion for Greek, Celtic, Norse and Anglo-Saxon mythological tales, for ballads and for stories of his native East Anglia. He has worked with Barefoot Books on a number of award-winning projects, including The Story Tree, Tales of Wisdom and Wonder, and The Adventures of Odysseus. Sophie Fatus is a full-time illustrator and sculptress, who studied at the prestigious Academy of Fine Art in Paris. Her brightly coloured illustrations and quirky style are world-renowned and have graced the pages of several other Barefoot books including Journey Home from Grandpa's ,The Farmyard Jamboree, The Story Tree, Babushka and My Daddy is a Pretzel. Sophie lives in Florence.

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