Anne Shirley, the freckle-faced, hot-tempered girl who arrived at Green Gables as an orphan, is almost 100 years old!Yet every year she wins the hearts of more and more fans around the world. This collection of puzzles is designed especially for the readers of L. M. Montgomery's wonderful book about Anne and her topsy-turvy life on Prince Edward Island. The 50 puzzles touch every part of Anne's life at Green Gables: the people who fill her world, the scrapes she gets into, the outlandish things she says. Included are crosswords, which range from easy to difficult. There are also word searches, with solutions that hold secret messages. Some puzzles-called match-ups-require matching names in the first column with statements in the second column. Others require simple decoding skills in order to come up with a famous Anne quotation from the book. This is a puzzle book packed full of brain-teasing challenges for all ages. Puzzles for a wide range of readers and puzzle solvers Crosswords, match-ups, word searches, and coded messages Art by award-winning illustrator Muriel Wood Includes solutions
Marion Hoffmann was born and raised in South Africa, where she read all the Anne books and started making her own crosswords at the age of 12. She now lives in Edmonton, Alberta, and works as a writer and editor. To celebrate Alberta's centennial in 2005, Marion created Amazing Alberta: 100 Word Puzzles About Our Province.Muriel Wood is acclaimed for the accurate historical detail in her illustrations. She is the illustrator of Apples and Angel Ladders, Aram's Choice, The Olden Days Coat, Anne of Green Gables, and Old Bird. Muriel lives in Toronto, Ontario.