108 Ways to Use Labyrinths in Schools Gael Hancock Labyrinthos, Thundersley, England,
2004 An ideal introduction for labyrinth use in schools, with 108 suggested labyrinth-related
activities for kids of all ages, with anecdotes and diagrams.
Mind-Boggling Mazes & Loopy Labyrinths Prestel, Munich, London & New York, 2004. Published
in the Adventures in Art series for children, this 36 page full colour hardcover
book contains a wealth of photos, diagrams, ideas and activities and some sound historical
information besides. Fun and colourful, it's an ideal introduction for children of
all ages, and ideal for school project work - grow your own mustard & cress maze
- splendid stuff!
The Secret Path Nick Butterworth Harper Collins (Picture Lions), London, 1994. A delightfully
illustrated book for young children, telling how Percy the park keeper clipped his
overgrown hedge maze by hand in a day (including topiary!!) and had a surprise at
the centre. Contains a fold-out aerial view of the maze to solve. Good fun to read!
The Snow Maze Jan Mark, illus. Jan Ormerod. Walker Books, London, 1992. An illustrated
story for developing readers about a lonely boy who discovers a lost turf maze, a
friend and his confidence. Excellent on many levels, and good for class discussions.
Rolf Heimann's Ultimaze Book Rolf Heimann Scholastic Publications, London, 1994. Thirteen
very different colourful mazes that delight the eye. Rolf Heimann has produced several
other maze puzzle books including Amazing Mazes and Awesome Alpha Maze Book.
How Amazing Charles Snape & Heather Scott Cambridge University Press, England, 1992. Informative
children's book of maze puzzles, with historical background, games and puzzles.
Black Ships Before Troy Rosemary Sutcliffe, illus. Alan Lee. Frances Lincoln, London,
1993. Splendidly illustrated re-telling of the story of the fall of Troy from the
Illiad of Homer. Written with flair and historical accuracy, it is suitable for older
children and adults alike! A companion volume, The "Wanderings of Odysseus", by the
same publishers, 1995, re-tells the story of the Odyssey in the same style.
Books suitable for children, that either contain a maze or labyrinth as a central
theme in a story, various activity books and others that contain valuable information
on the practical matter of constructing mazes and labyrinths, either for temporary
or permanent use. The following are our favourites: