A Boy's Guide to Life: The Complete Instructions

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Priscilla Turner, Susan Pohlmann
Planet Dexter, Dec 1, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 208 pages
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When you're a kid, the world can be a baffling and mysterious place. But who wants to listen to grown-ups explaining how best to cope with and make the most out of life's challenges. No one! So, we've put together advise, hints, games, and hard-won expertise from hundreds of kids across America. Take a peek inside, and you'll find advise on everything from snow forts to housebreaking a puppy, including: - Essential social skills, such as how to introduce people, what to say to a grieving friend, great excuses for not doing your homework (!), and the basics of hygiene - Things to keep you busy outdoors - rules to football and baseball, how to make a putting green or build a fort, eveb emergency bike repair - Personal skills, like how to earn and save moneym tie a tie, how to shortsheet a bed (!)...all the basics stuff kids need to know! - Indoor activities, from kids' top 10 favorite movies to indoor games that won't break the furniture. This is the ultimate handbook for boys who will be boys.

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About the author (1997)

Priscilla Turner lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, with her husband and two children.
A teacher and illustrator, Whitney Turner is Priscilla's younger brother and lives in Riverdale, New York.

Bob Staake is an award-winning cartoon artist and has authored and illustrated over 30 books to date. His work has been featured on two covers for The New Yorker, and his book THE RED LEMON won the 2006 New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books Award.

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