The Dangerous Book for Boys

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9780062208972: The Dangerous Book for Boys

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

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HardCover Pub Date: 2012 Pages: 288 in Publisher: William Morrow 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 others 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 Aiplane in the World The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Th...

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In addition to all the information which made this book such a hit, here you can read about local heroes like General John Monash at Gallipoli and the battles of Somme, find out how to skin a kangaroo, get the lowdon on creatures that crawl, bite, sting and sometimes kill, have a quick reference guide to the Prime Ministers, and more.

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