The Dangerous Book for Boys

The Dangerous Book for Boys

Book - 2007
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If ever there were a book to make you switch off your television set, The Dangerous Book for Boys is it.

How many other books will help you thrash someone at conkers, race your own go-cart, and identify the best quotations from Shakespeare? The Dangerous Book for Boys gives you facts and figures at your fingertips - swot up on the solar system, learn about famous battles and read inspiring stories of incredible courage and bravery. Teach your old dog new tricks. Make a pinhole camera. Understand the laws of cricket. There's a whole world out there: with this book, anyone can get out and explore it.

The Dangerous Book for Boys is written with the verve and passion that readers of Conn Iggulden's number one bestselling novels have come to expect. This book, his first non-fiction work, has been written with his brother as a celebration of the long summers of their youth and as a compendium of information so vital to men of all ages. Lavishly designed and fully illustrated in colour and black and white throughout, it's set to be a perfect gift for Father's Day and beyond.

Chapters in The Dangerous Book for Boys include: The Seven Ancient Wonders of the World, Conkers, Laws of Football, Dinosaurs, Fishing, Juggling, Timers and Tripwires, Kings and Queens, Famous Battles, Spies, Making Crystals, Insects and Spiders, Astronomy, Girls, The Golden Age of Piracy, Secret Inks, Patron Saints of Britain, Skimming Stones, Dog Tricks, Making a Periscope, Coin Tricks, Marbles, Artillery, The Origin of Words and The Solar System.

Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2007, c2006
ISBN: 9780007232741
9780061243585
Branch Call Number: 031.02 IGG
Characteristics: xi, 270 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Iggulden, Hal

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jesus_freak2
Apr 11, 2016

Great tips. :D

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MPL_CHILDREN_DEPT
Jul 23, 2013

Great book for all things boy-related. It's the type of book they'll want to borrow again & again.
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Ubalstecha
Dec 28, 2011

This book is only Dangerous, if you think knowledge is dangerous. Otherwise it is simply an encyclopedia of how to do things aimed at boys. This would be an excellent book for a classroom library, or for the bathroom or guestroom of a home with boys.

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Deirdre
Jul 26, 2011

Extensive reference manual about all sorts of practical and interesting activities and subjects.

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jameel01
Dec 27, 2012

jameel01 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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Dec 24, 2012

Hello_Seattle thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

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