Britannica Brainbusters
Britannica Brainbusters

Britannica Brainbusters

Challenging Puzzles for the Curious-Minded
By Theodore Pappas, Illustrated by Jeff Knurek


192 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $12.95 (CA $14.95) (US $12.95)

ISBN 9781629370958

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (May 2015)

Price: $12.95
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With riddles by the Encyclopaedia Britannica's executive editor and puzzles by the illustrator of the Jumble®, this original and engaging book will challenge and delight puzzle-lovers and trivia buffs alike. Featuring four original puzzle types, they cover a wide range of subjects, from pop culture and entertainment to science and space and everything in between. Each chapter is followed by an answer key that features Encyclopaedia Britannica's vast knowledge base for every person, place, or thing as a bonus feature for trivia lovers. Never before have trivia, knowledge, and puzzles come together in a more unique format than in Britannica Brainbusters.

Author Biography

Jeff Knurek is an award-winning toy, puzzle, and game inventor; a consumer product developer; a graphic artist; and an illustrator. He has illustrated the cartoons for the Jumble® word puzzle since 2008 and is the creator of Family Fun magazine's Toy of the Year award winners Monster Under My Bed and What's In Ned's Head? He lives in Fishers, Indiana. Theodore Pappas is the executive editor of Encyclopaedia Britannica. He has written for numerous publications, including the American Scholar, Chicago Tribune Sunday Magazine, London Spectator, and the New York Post. He has made repeat appearances on the Today Show's weekly Who Knew? quiz segment, Michael Feldman's Whad'Ya Know? radio quiz show, and trained contestants for the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? television show. He lives in Chicago.