Boomerangs: How to Make and Throw Them
Learn to make and fly nearly every type of boomerang! This outstanding primer combines native methods and the author's new designs — all of them easy to make and throw, safe, and full of possibilities. Varieties include cross-stick boomerangs from 14 inches to 3 feet, pinwheel boomerangs, bird- and airplane-shaped boomerangs, and more.
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