The Dangerous Book for Boys, Volume 10

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HarperCollins, 2006 - Action - 294 pages
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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

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User Review  - loveskids - Target

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. Read full review

Great book for boys

User Review  - Jessica Colten - Christianbook.com

While I agree with the other reviewer, there is quite a bit of evolutionary content, it IS an amazing book for boys. My son checked it out at the library (I was VERY nervous-he was excited about ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Born in London, Conn Iggulden read English at London University and worked as a teacher for seven years before becoming a full-time writer. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and children. Conn Iggulden is the author of the number one bestselling Emperor series. Hal Iggulden was born in 1972. He lives in Leicester and is a theatre director with a love of astronomy, gadgets, dogs and football.

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