April 24, 2012
The bestselling book for every boy from eight to eighty, covering essential boyhood skills such as building tree houses*, learning how to fish, finding true north, and even answering the age old question of what the big deal with girls is.
In this digital age there is still a place for knots, skimming stones and stories of incredible courage. This book recaptures Sunday afternoons, stimulates curiosity, and makes for great father-son activities. The brothers Conn and Hal have put together a wonderful collection of all things that make being young or young at heart fun—building go-carts and electromagnets, identifying insects and spiders, and flying the world's best paper airplanes.
The completely revised American Edition includes:
The Greatest Paper Airplane in the World The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World The Five Knots Every Boy Should Know Stickball Slingshots Fossils Building a Treehouse*
Making a Bow and Arrow Fishing (revised with US Fish)
Timers and Tripwires Baseball's "Most Valuable Players"
Famous Battles-Including Lexington and Concord, The Alamo, and Gettysburg Spies-Codes and Ciphers Making a Go-Cart Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary Girls Cloud Formations The States of the U.S.
Mountains of the U.S.
Navigation The Declaration of Independence Skimming Stones Making a Periscope The Ten Commandments Common US Trees Timeline of American History
* For more information on building treehouses, visit www.treehouse-books.com and www.stilesdesigns.com or see "Treehouses You Can Actually Build" by David Stiles
Author: Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden
Genre: Sports + Recreation, Juvenile Nonfiction
- Genre: Sports + Recreation, Juvenile Nonfiction
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Pages: 288
- Release Date: April 24, 2012
- Online Item #: 14197665
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 247-07-5212
- ISBN: 9780062208972
- Made in the USA and Imported