The Enid Blyton Holiday Book - complete online version

41 Illustrated Children's Stories from Enid Blyton

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Can You Do These?
H ere's a little puzzle for you. See if you can do it. Take seventeen matches (dead ones are best) and arrange them to make six squares, as I have shown you in this picture.
Now I want you to take away five matches and leave three perfect squares. Can you do it?
Here's Another Puzzle:
There was once a man who had four children. In a square orchard he had twenty-four cherry-trees growing. He told his children they could divide the orchard into four equal pieces, each having six trees. They managed to do itóbut how?
Here is the orchard with the trees growing in it. With a pencil see if you can lightly divide it up into equal partsóbut remember that each part must have six cherry-trees in it!
(You will find the answers on page 273.,)
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