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 :stars3 I know all U.S. folks are focused on the election, but today is also my newest book's birthday, so I wanted to ask you to please help me celebrate.   :star2

Mensa asked me to write a puzzle book for kids and Mensa for Kids: Fun Puzzle Challenges , published by Sky Pony Press, is the result. I had great fun creating the puzzles. It was a challenge to know how hard to make them, because many kids (especially gifted ones) are quite good at puzzles and I didn't want the book to be too easy. The resulting collection is one that many adults can enjoy, too. A fun challenge for families to work on together.

I was especially excited when I found out the publisher was adding color to the inside pages,  :running instead of having it be just black and white like most of my other puzzles books.
#1 - November 06, 2018, 07:47 AM

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Happy Book Birthday, Ev! Sounds like a great puzzle book!

:congratulations
#2 - November 06, 2018, 09:23 AM
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Oh. My. Goodness!!! Wow!!! So happy to hear your book is out--perfect for Christmas holidays!!!
:congratulations  Ev. I'm so happy it'll have some color too. The cover is beautiful.
#3 - November 06, 2018, 09:25 AM
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#4 - November 06, 2018, 09:34 AM
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Happy book birthday, Ev!! That's so exciting!! I may have to pick up a copy for myself! :flowers2
#5 - November 06, 2018, 10:36 AM
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Congrats, Ev! Great timing for your puzzle book's birthday!  :yay
#6 - November 06, 2018, 11:57 AM
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Wonderful news! Congratulations, Ev! I'm cheering for you from California.
#7 - November 06, 2018, 12:24 PM
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:congratulations  Ev. That is wonderful news!!!  :stars3
#8 - November 06, 2018, 01:01 PM

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 :hb3 Happy book birthday, Ev! :cheerleader
#9 - November 06, 2018, 02:26 PM
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Congrats!!!
#10 - November 06, 2018, 03:58 PM
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Thank you so much to all of you!!!  :grouphug2 You're wonderful to be such great cheerleaders!

Having the book release on election day would not have been my choice, but at least it gives me something to celebrate regardless of how the election turns out.
#11 - November 06, 2018, 04:12 PM

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This is wonderful, Ev! :fireworks
#12 - November 06, 2018, 05:13 PM
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Congratz, Ev! Happy sales to you!

What is the intended age range for the book?
#13 - November 06, 2018, 06:05 PM
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:congratulations Ev! It looks AMAZING!!!
#14 - November 07, 2018, 12:13 AM
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 :yay I'm so happy for you and all your lucky readers, Ev!  :running :love5
#15 - November 07, 2018, 01:50 AM

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Congratulations, Ev!
#16 - November 07, 2018, 04:42 AM
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That's awesome, Ev! Congratulations!
#17 - November 07, 2018, 05:56 AM

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 :thankyou ladies!! I hope you know how much I appreciate your kind words.

Debbie, the age range on the book says 8-12. I personally would have preferred it to say 8 and up. The puzzles range from fairly easy to challenging.
#18 - November 07, 2018, 11:41 AM

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Debbie, the age range on the book says 8-12. I personally would have preferred it to say 8 and up. The puzzles range from fairly easy to challenging.


Thanks for the info. I'm thinking about it as a stocking stuffer for my son, but he's 13 and very bright. I'll find it in a store and see what I think. I'll let you know if we decide to buy it because knowing the author has perks.
#19 - November 07, 2018, 06:31 PM
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 :congratulations Congratulations! I just bought four! :fireworks
#20 - November 07, 2018, 07:04 PM
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WOW!! Thank you, Vonna!  :flowers2 You just made my day!

Debbie, I'm pretty confident the book has plenty of puzzles that will challenge a very smart 13-year-old (that's why I didn't want to put a cap on the age range), but it would be good for you to check it out yourself.

I really appreciate your interest!
#21 - November 07, 2018, 07:19 PM

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Sounds like a very fun book, Ev!  :congratswave
#22 - November 08, 2018, 04:07 AM
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Nice, Ev! Congratulations!! :goldstar
#23 - November 08, 2018, 06:46 AM

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Wow, what an honor to be asked. Congrats!
#24 - November 08, 2018, 08:34 AM
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 :yay  That's awesome, Ev!!   :congratulations   Your book looks wonderful!
#25 - November 08, 2018, 03:52 PM
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Thank you Marcia, JFriday, Melody, and Sue for sharing in my joy! :grouphug I'm wishing all of you success in your current projects.  :goodluck
#26 - November 15, 2018, 05:23 PM

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Arriving a bit late to the birthday party, but congratulations on this achievement, Ev!
#27 - November 15, 2018, 07:16 PM
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Congratulations, Ev!
#28 - November 21, 2018, 12:41 PM

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