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  • Published: 10 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473532243
  • Imprint: BBC Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240

The Shipping Forecast Puzzle Book




An official, brain-busting puzzle book for Shipping Forecast fans - a mixture of wordplay, lateral thinking, and seaside knowledge, from Viking to Southeast Iceland

Attention all Shipping Forecast fans. Set sail on a voyage unlike any other...

Each day, millions tune in to hear the Shipping Forecast's unique cadence and poetry, words thatturn our island landscape into something strangeand magical. It's almost like a puzzle to be solved...

The Shipping Forecast Puzzle Book tests your general knowledge and lateral thinking through a series of fiendish puzzles, in which all the answers can be found on a map as place names on the coasts or in the seas. For example:

· An eagle's under this
· What a Komodo Dragon really is
· Near where someone was horribly cruel to 343 felines

And because your voyages trace the shapes of letters of the alphabet, that's just the beginning...

With a foreword by Zeb Soanes, the voice of the Shipping Forecast, and fully illustrated with specially commissioned maps, The Shipping Forecast Puzzle Book will help make you a Master of the quizzing world.

  • Published: 10 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473532243
  • Imprint: BBC Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240

About the author

Alan Connor

Alan Connor is the author of Two Girls, One on Each Knee: The Puzzling, Playful World of the Crossword ("witty, charming, encyclopaedic and highly readable” - The Spectator) and The Joy of Quiz ("An absolute delight” - Mail on Sunday). He has made quizzes for various TV shows and newspapers and written comedy including BBC Film's The Rack Pack, A Young Doctor’s Notebook (Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe) and Have I Got News For You.

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Praise for The Shipping Forecast Puzzle Book

'Alan Connor embraces all the idiosyncratic history of the Shipping Forecast and impishly crafts a cryptic voyage of the mind'

Zeb Soanes, the voice of the Shipping Forecast, from his foreword

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