The Dangerous Book for Boys, Volume 10
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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NICE LARGE HARDBACKUser 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 boysUser 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