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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

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About the Book



"For every boy from eight to eighty, [this book] covers 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 ... courage"--Provided by publisher.



Book Synopsis



The bestselling book--more than 1.5 million copies sold--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--now a Prime Original Series created by Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) and Greg Mottola (Superbad).

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.

Skills covered include:

  • 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



From the Back Cover



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
Dimensions (Overall): 9.8 Inches (H) x 7.8 Inches (W) x 1 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.7 Pounds
Suggested Age: 13-19 Years
Number of Pages: 270
Genre: Crafts + Hobbies, Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: Sports & Recreation
Publisher: HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover
Author: Conn Iggulden
Language: English
Street Date: April 24, 2012
TCIN: 14197665
UPC: 9780062208972
Item Number (DPCI): 059-12-0080
Origin: Made in the USA
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Estimated ship dimensions: 7.5 inches length x 1 inches width x 9.8 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
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tmiller - 6 years ago, Verified purchaser
Great book of various information for all to know.
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Gift for Grandson

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Carnation - 6 years ago, Verified purchaser
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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5 out of 5 stars
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loveskids - 9 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.
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