Praise for the Cross-Canada Crosswords series:
"Cross-Canada Crosswords is...appealing not only for its Canadian content but also for its witty humour and challenging clues. This book is highly recommended... for the crossword enthusiast."
-Resource Links, October 2005
"They are clever, funny and Canadian in spelling and content"
-K. Joan Hebden, Chronicle-Journal
Crossword fanatics, sharpen your pencils! Calgary-based crossword designer Gwen Sjogren, author of the very popular Cross-Canada Crosswords presents a second collection of challenging and playful puzzles in
Cross-Canada Crosswords 2.
Most crosswords appearing in Canadian newspapers and puzzle books originate in the USA, and it shows in the spellings and cultural references. Cross-Canada Crosswords 2 is for those who know that a loonie is money, wouldn't expect a Genie to grant wishes and appreciate punster Sjogren's knack for clever clues.
Twenty-six new crosswords, including eleven jumbo puzzles, make for hours of entertainment. Maple-themed puzzles include "Canadian Roadside Attractions," "Classic Canadians" and "Silly Canuck Stuff" plus a few non-Canadian brain teasers such as "My Favourite Mystery Mavens" and "A Titanic Test."
About the author
Gwen Sjogren is one of Canada's top designers of crosswords having created over 700 puzzles and published eleven books. She has authored O Canada Crosswords Books 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 as well as the Cross-Canada Crosswords series. Her connection to her fans and ease of describing how she develops the clues makes her a natural fit for call-in shows and she's been featured on CBC Radio, CFAX Radio, CTV Morning Live and Breakfast Television. With a passion for puns and popular culture, and the discipline of her English degree, Sjogren injects an element of fun into every challenge. Her puzzles are imaginative and fun and will challenge novice to experienced solvers. Hailing from Ontario, she now resides in Calgary, Alberta.
Other titles by Gwen Sjogren
O Canada Crosswords Book 23
O Canada Crosswords Book 22
O Canada Crosswords Book 21
O Canada Crosswords, Book 20
O Canada Crosswords Book 19
O Canada Crosswords Book 18
O Canada Crosswords Book 17
O Canada Crosswords Book 16
O Canada Crosswords Book 15
O Canada Crosswords Book 14
100 All New Crosswords