David Astle will whip up a storm of riddles, puzzles, quizzes and lateral-thinking games, all designed to start young minds whirring. He may even share some cryptic crossword tips, revealing the tricks and traps for young players. A fun and challenging session that promises to get kids thinking, talking and laughing about language.
David Astle is a full-time word nerd. Many know him as the dictionary man on Letters and Numbers. Or just as DA, the devious crossword-setter in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. Between puzzles, he’s written half a dozen wordy-nerdy books, including Riddledom, Cluetopia and Puzzled.