The Dangerous Book for Boys

Author: Conn Iggulden,Hal Iggulden

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062874977

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 288

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The bestselling book—more than 1.5 million copies sold—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—is soon to be an Amazon Prime Original Series created by Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) and Greg Mottola (Superbad). The classic 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. Skills covered include: The Greatest Paper Airplane in the World The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World The Five Knots Every Boy Should Know Stickball Slingshots Fossils Building a Treehouse* Making a Bow and Arrow Fishing (revised with US Fish) Timers and Tripwires Baseball's "Most Valuable Players" Famous Battles-Including Lexington and Concord, The Alamo, and Gettysburg Spies-Codes and Ciphers Making a Go-Cart Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary Girls Cloud Formations The States of the U.S. Mountains of the U.S. Navigation The Declaration of Independence Skimming Stones Making a Periscope The Ten Commandments Common US Trees Timeline of American History

The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys

Things to Do

Author: Conn Iggulden,Hal Iggulden

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007253966

Category: Amusement

Page: 211

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'The Dangerous Book for Boys' was the book of the year in 2006, inspiring a newfound passion for adventure, fun and all things 'dangerous'. Now, the authors have expanded their knowledge of all things fun to do and have come up with the fantastic 'Pocket Book of Things to Do'.With everything from how to win at poker, how to make a paper hat and how to skim stones to how to tie a knot to how to write a note in secret ink, the Pocket Book will appeal to men and boys alike, not forgetting the women in their lives!

The Dangerous Book for Boys Yearbook

Author: Conn Iggulden

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 000725539X

Category: Calendars

Page: 330

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Keeping men and boys alike busy from January to December, this yearbook is packed with useful historical facts to impress your friends: on what day was Isambard Kingdom Brunel born? When was the land speed record last broken and by whom? When were the Crown Jewels nearly stolen and how?

The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys: Things to Know

Author: Conn Iggulden,Hal Iggulden

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061649937

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

View: 1892

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From girls to battles, from anthems to pirates to Shakespeare. The perfect pocket book of things to know for every boy from eight to eighty. Includes Dangerous New Knowledge + Great Things to Know from The Dangerous Book for Boys

The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys: Things to Do

Author: Conn Iggulden,Hal Iggulden

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061656828

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

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A pocket-sized book of wisdom based on the bestselling phenomenon, The Dangerous Book for Boys, this portable edition includes some favorite activities from the original book, along with some even more dangerous new ones! With everything from how to win at poker, to how to make a paper hat, from skipping stones to writing a note in secret ink, the Pocket Book of things to do will appeal to all men and boys with an appetite for danger!

The Dangerous Book of Heroes

Author: Conn Iggulden,David Iggulden

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061995401

Category: History

Page: 480

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Conn Iggulden, co-author of the phenomenally successful The Dangerous Book for Boys, and David Iggulden now bring us The Dangerous Book of Heroes—featuring great stories of courage and adventure to thrill and inspire any reader. From George Washington to Sitting Bull to Martin Luther King to the passengers on Flight 93, here are amazing stories of heroism that parents can share with their children, or enjoy all by themselves.

The Double Dangerous Book for Boys

Author: Conn Iggulden

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062857991

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 304

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The Dangerous Book for Boys took readers by storm and became an instant classic, selling nearly two million copies. Packed with charming illustrations, it is a treasure trove of the essential activities and skills that have defined generations of boyhoods, from building a treehouse to fishing to finding true north. Now, Conn Iggulden returns with more information, insights, and diversions for boys from eight to eighty. Designed with the same nostalgic look and feel as the first book, this companion volume includes more than seventy new chapters and important skills, fascinating historical information, and essential stories, including: How to pick a padlock Making a Flying Machine Tying a Windsor Knot Advice from Fighting Men Questions About the Law Chess Openings Making Perfume Maps of Historic Empires: British, Ottoman, Genghis, Persian, Medes, Babylonian, Alexander Great Speeches Forgotten Explorers How to Wire a Plug and Make a lamp Writing a Thank You Letter Polishing Shoes Parents looking to get their kids off screens can use this book to fill weekend afternoons and summer days with wonder, excitement, adventure, and fun—learn to build go-carts and electromagnets, identify insects and spiders, and fly the world’s best paper airplanes. This charming and practical guide, packed with hundreds of full-color charts, maps, diagrams, and illustrations, will ignite the imagination and stimulate curiosity, and provide grandfathers, fathers, sons, and brothers the opportunity to deepen their bonds. Conn Iggulden has at last put together a second wonderful collection that is the essence of boyhood.

The Double Dangerous Book for Boys

Author: Conn Iggulden

Publisher: William Morrow

ISBN: 9780008332983

Category:

Page: 304

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In this long-awaited follow-up to his much-loved bestseller, written with his sons Cameron and Arthur, Conn Iggulden presents a brand-new compendium of cunning schemes, projects, tricks, games and tales of extraordinary courage. Whether it's building a flying machine, learning how to pick a lock, discovering the world's greatest speeches or mastering a Rubik's cube, The Double Dangerous Book for Boys is the ultimate companion, to be cherished by readers and doers of all ages.

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The Dangerous Book for Boys Kits

Author: Hal Iggulden,Conn Iggulden,Iggulden, Gonn

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 9780740777592

Category: Reference

Page: 32

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Sneaky Book for Boys

How to perform sneaky magic tricks, escape a grasp, craft a compass, and more

Author: Cy Tymony

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 0740793292

Category: Science

Page: 160

View: 7711

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Thank you, Cy . . . for opening up the world of tinkering and creativity to a whole new generation . . . looking to get their hands dirty with new and exciting projects." --NPR's Ira Flatow, host of Science Friday It's The Dangerous Book for Boys meets Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook via The Boy Scouts of America Handbook--with lots of other cool sneaky boy stuff mixed in. Cy Tymony's Sneaky Book for Boys picks up where The Dangerous Book for Boys left off. While The Dangerous Book for Boys includes sections on Morse code and an explanation of latitude and longitude, the Sneaky Book for Boys continues by featuring instructions on how to make and use a Morse code set, along with crafting a latitude quadrant and a longitude sextant. This clever book provides complete how-to instructions and diagrams for sneaky gadgets, survival skills, magic tricks, communication codes, and science projects. It also explores sneaky animals and insects and recycling and conservation techniques. Specifically, sneaksters will learn about crows that crack their nuts using car tires; how to perform magic tricks with algebra; how to construct a compass and sneaky intercom; how to escape a grasp, safely start a fire (six different ways!), gather water in an emergency, and much more.