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Dangerous Book for Boys (Hardcover) (Conn Iggulden)

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Highlights

  • 270 page book covering essential boyhood skills
  • Teaches boys how to do things like build treehouses, fish, tie knots and more
  • Makes for great father-son bonding activities

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 WorldThe Seven Wonders of the Ancient WorldThe Five Knots Every Boy Should KnowStickballSlingshotsFossilsBuilding a Treehouse*Making a Bow and ArrowFishing (revised with US Fish)Timers and TripwiresBaseball's "Most Valuable Players"Famous Battles-Including Lexington and Concord, The Alamo, and Gettysburg Spies-Codes and CiphersMaking a Go-CartNavajo Code Talkers' DictionaryGirlsCloud FormationsThe States of the U.S. Mountains of the U.S.NavigationThe Declaration of Independence Skimming StonesMaking a PeriscopeThe Ten CommandmentsCommon US TreesTimeline 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
If you're looking for the perfect gift for your son or an instructional book to help him develop essential boyhood skills, pick up the Dangerous Book for Boys by brothers Conn and Hal Iggulden. This whimsical hardcover book covers everything from building treehouses to learning how to fish. The 270 pages were written specially to inspire boys - from ages 8 to 80 - to rediscover those simple things they love while presenting ideas for the perfect father-son bonding activities.
Number of Pages: 270
Genre: Sports + Recreation, Crafts + Hobbies
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: HarperCollins
Age Range: Teen
Author: Conn Iggulden
Language: English
Street Date: April 24, 2012
TCIN: 14197665
UPC: 9780062208972
Item Number (DPCI): 059-12-0080
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This is a gift for Christmas. It looks really good to me, and I hope he feels the same way when he opens it.
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loveskids 3 years ago
THIS IS FOR GRANDSON'S EIGHTH BDAY AND WAS A GREAT PRICE. I LOVE THIS BOOK AND WANT TO GET THE OTHERS BY THESE AUTHORS. LOTS OF GOOD FACTS AND EDUCATIONAL WITHOUT SEEMING LIKE A STUDY BOOK. GOOD FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY TO ENJOY.see moreof the reviewer's review
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