Made in the Ice Age
This Pelmanism-style memory game features 24 pairs of picture cards from the popular film Ice Age 4: Continental Drift in which Scrat, the sabre-toothed squirrel, sets off a cataclysmic storm that casts the characters out to sea. The colourful cards feature the loveable gang from the movie, including Manny, Diego and Sid, as well as the pirates Captain Gutt, Flynn and Squint. Age 4+
Dent's Modern Tribes
The Secret Languages of Britain
Hobbies and professions all have their unique and colourful jargon, which is often completely baffling to outsiders. But now Countdown’s resident word expert has decoded these mysterious idioms by interviewing hundreds of members of Britain’s ‘tribes’, from twitchers to spies. Here she presents the idiosyncratic vocabulary that she has learned, so that you too can discover why bin collectors love a ‘Tiffany’, what a publisher means by ‘deckle’ and how ticket inspectors discreetly request back-up.