Schottenbauer Publishing

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

"What's Missing?" Puzzle and Poster Series in Over 60 Languages!

Alphabet puzzles from language around the world are now available from Schottenbauer Publishing! In these puzzles, readers compare two pictures fashioned out of alphabet letters, locating the missing characters.  Knowledge of foreign language is not necessary to complete these puzzles. The puzzles in What's Missing? were intentionally designed to be enjoyed by native speakers, foreign language learners, casual puzzle enthusiasts, children, youth, and adults.

Readers will be amazed by alphabets from around the world. The exquisitely artistic alphabet characters of Asian and Middle Eastern languages provide a delightful challenge for native speakers of English and Western European languages. Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and Neo-Tifinagh Berber Glyphs puzzles are also quite interesting, with consistently larger graphics than other books in the series. Chinese puzzles contains full-word symbols from Mandarin.

These puzzle books are some of the most popular selections from Schottenbauer Publishing's catalog, which contains over 1000 books and multimedia educational products. The following selections are available:

  • Single-language puzzle books in more than 40 languages 
  • Multiple-language puzzle books with a selection of 30 languages per book
  • Puzzle posters in more than 60 languages

Additional information and a free 10-page puzzle book is available on the Schottenbauer Publishing website under Education: Puzzles. Additional free reading opportunities and links are available under Education: Resources.

Educators may be interested in the series What's Missing? Puzzles for Educational Testing, available in over 60 languages. Additional information is available on the Schottenbauer Publishing website under Education:Testing.

Additional Information

With Kindle Unlimited ($9.99/month) at, you can read all e-books from Schottenbauer Publishing for no extra charge! Amazon offers Free 30 Day Trials of Kindle Unlimited. With this deal, trial members can read all Schottenbauer Publishing e-books free! This includes all the e-book puzzles, Alphabets of the WorldThe World in a Graph, all the geometry workbooks, the books on Bow Science & Exercises, and the educational novels by M. Schottenbauer, Ph.D. Currently, Kindle Unlimited is available in the USA and UK, with expansion to other countries expected soon.