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The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book: Pit your wits against Britain's greatest map makers from your own home

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The puzzles to solve are a mix of word puzzles, search-and-find clues, general knowledge questions, and navigation trails to follow. The conundrums are designed test the skills of map readers at every level. Readers will also find snippets of information, places of interest, and ideas for future outings and real-life adventures of their own.

As we travel around Britain, we are following in the footsteps of some of the most incredible people to have ever lived... Come on a puzzle adventure and meet iconic figures from British history and the mark they have left on the landscape around us. From Emmeline Pankhurst's Manchester to William Burns' Aberdeenshire, Mary Seacole's London and Isaac Newton's Oxford, and many more, discover the greatest of Britons and the locations key to their stories. Some of these individuals are world-famous and most are well-known, but there are a few in the book many may never have heard of – but their personal narratives are fascinating and have been brought to readers’ attention as a result. Including 40 maps from the Ordnance Survey's illustrious archive and over 300 puzzles, celebrate the heroes of history that shaped the history of this green and pleasant land. We hope this book will spark people’s imagination and inspire them to find out more about these historical figures and the landmarks and landscaped that sculpted them. The previous version of the Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book was the biggest-selling puzzle book of 2018. This all new 2019 version is bigger and more challenging than before, with all new puzzle types from the simple to the fiendish.Come on a puzzle adventure and meet iconic figures from British history and the mark they have left on the landscape around us. Legends and Landmarks’ is a celebration of the people of Great Britain who accomplished extraordinary things and shaped the cultural fabric of the nation. Each map has a key puzzle, and once solved you’ll be able to work out the final location of the treasure! From Emily Brontë's Yorkshire to William Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon, Mary Seacole's London and Isaac Newton's Oxford, discover the greatest of Britons and the locations keys to their stories.

In this edition you will find various puzzles to solve with good ol’ Aunt Bea, as she takes her nephew on a voyage of discovery around our Isles. As we travel around Britain, we are following in the footsteps of some of the most incredible people to have ever lived... All maps are 25k OS Explorer extracts and highlight where our pair stop off on their adventure. Those who are adventurous, love the outdoors, and have a thirst for knowledge, will love this book.

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