The Dangerous Book for Boys

The Dangerous Book for Boys Author Conn Iggulden
ISBN-10 9780061243585
Year 2007-05-01
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Zondervan
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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 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 * 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

The Dangerous Book for Boys

The Dangerous Book for Boys Author Conn Iggulden
ISBN-10 9780007232741
Year 2006-01-01
Pages 294
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins UK
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Illustrated in color, and black and white, this book is designed to provide information to men of all ages. The chapters 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, Artillery, and Girls.

The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys Things to Do

The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys  Things to Do Author Conn Iggulden
ISBN-10 9780061656828
Year 2008-05-06
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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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 for Boys Yearbook

The Dangerous Book for Boys Yearbook Author Conn Iggulden
ISBN-10 9780007255399
Year 2007
Pages 330
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins UK
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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 Dangerous Book for Boys

The Dangerous Book for Boys Author Conn Iggulden
ISBN-10 1869507096
Year 2008
Pages 294
Language en
Publisher
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The international publishing phenomenon has been adapted for Kiwi boys of all ages, with the addition of our own plants, animals, historical tragedies triumphs heroes and unique Southern hemisphere perspective. Everything that worked so well in the English original plus much much more. A stunning foreword by John Campbell, writing both as a Kiwi boy and the father of a beloved son.

The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys

The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys Author Conn Iggulden
ISBN-10 0007254016
Year 2008
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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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 brought together all their facts: fun and frivolous, entertaining and useful, into a 'Pocket Book of Things to Know'. Impress your friends and family with your amazing knowledge of the solar system, your uncanny ability to name the kings and queens of England, your breathtaking brilliance at unravelling codes and ciphers. 'The Pocket Book of Things to Know' will make every man and boy, not to mention the women in their lives, as knowledgeable as they have always wished to be!

James Franco

James Franco Author James Franco
ISBN-10 0847838137
Year 2012
Pages 191
Language en
Publisher Skira
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Considered one of the finest actors of his generation, James Franco is also a multitalented writer and visual artist. Drawing from his experience in film and television work, Franco has produced a visually exciting and thought-provoking body of video works, multimedia installations, and large-scale sculptures. Drawn from the exhibition curated by Alanna Heiss and organized by the Clocktower Gallery, James Franco: The Dangerous Book Four Boys explores themes of childhood and nostalgia, games and destruction. Each experimental film, suite of drawings, and raw, childlike construction is presented as a window into the artist's mind. This dense and often diaristic survey reflects Franco's interest in the contemporary American landscape of adolescence and young adulthood.

The Dangerous Book of Heroes

The Dangerous Book of Heroes Author Conn Iggulden
ISBN-10 9780061995408
Year 2010-04-20
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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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 Pocket Daring Book for Girls Things to Do

The Pocket Daring Book for Girls  Things to Do Author Andrea J. Buchanan
ISBN-10 9780061673078
Year 2008-05-06
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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A portable, pocket-sized take on the bestselling phenomenon,The Daring Book for Girls, this book is filled with many favorite activities from the original, plus some exciting new games, crafts, and projects. Whether following tips for riding a skateboard, learning how to run faster, or making a skirt out of a pillowcase, the most daring of girls will be occupied all season long. The Pocket Daring Book for Girls: Things to Do also includes the long-awaited chapter, "Make Your Own Zip Line," along with classic instructions for activities like Fourteen Games of Tag, Marco Polo, How to Be a Spy, Washing the Car and Building a Campfire. It would be remiss not to mention that the book teaches girls a skill not found in the original DARING BOOK FOR GIRLS, namely, how to make a fifteen-foot backyard geyser from a concoction of Mentos and Diet Coke, and that the book holds the definitive answer to the age-old question, Can you really fry an egg on the sidewalk? Join girls everywhere who are pursuing these delightful activities and living out the Daring Girls credo: Enjoy yourself. Learn new things. Lead an Interesting Life.

Sneaky Book for Boys

Sneaky Book for Boys Author Cy Tymony
ISBN-10 9780740793295
Year 2011-05-01
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing
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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.

Dangerous Boys

Dangerous Boys Author Abigail Haas
ISBN-10 9781471119170
Year 2014-08-14
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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It all comes down to this. Oliver, Ethan, and I. Three teens venture into an abandoned lake house one night. Hours later, only two emerge from the burning wreckage. Chloe drags one Reznick brother to safety, unconscious and bleeding. The other is left to burn, dead in the fire. But which brother survives? And is his death a tragic accident? Desperate self-defense? Or murder . . .? Chloe is the only one with the answers. As the fire rages, and police and parents demand the truth, she struggles to piece the story together - a story of jealousy, twisted passion and the darkness that lurks behind even the most beautiful faces . . . Praise for Dangerous Girls: "The best teen thriller I've ever read." Wondrous Reads "I haven't wanted to talk about a book this much since Gone Girl" goodreads.com

The Dangerous Book for Boys

The Dangerous Book for Boys Author Andrews McMeel Publishing Staff
ISBN-10 0789317060
Year 2008-07-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher
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The Dangerous Book for Boys, the runaway sensation that captured the hearts and imaginations of men and boys everywhere, is now a fun and exciting day-to-day calendar. Each "dangerous" day brings you an action-filled game, daring activity, or inspiring trivia that is sure to fascinate and entertain. Learn how to make the greatest paper plane in the world or how to play marbles. Read all about how Morse code works and why dinosaurs became extinct. And discover astonishing facts about famous battles, astronomy, and fossils.The Dangerous Book for Boys 2009is an eclectic collection of things that every adventurous and curious boy should know.* The perfect gift that is sure to appeal to "every boy from eight to eighty," from dads who spent lazy summer afternoons playing stickball and are looking to recapture those nostalgic days to younger generations of sons in search of new adventures."

The Big Book of Boy Stuff

The Big Book of Boy Stuff Author Bart King
ISBN-10 1423611187
Year 2004-07-15
Pages 312
Language en
Publisher Gibbs Smith
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There's this boy. Let's say he's somewhere between nine and thirteen years old or so. You'd like to see this kid get creative. You'd like to see him get some exercise. You'd like to see him get out from in front of the television. And you'd love for him to be motivated enough to find some stuff to do on his own. This boy NEEDS The Big Book of Boy Stuff! What do I do if I get a bean stuck up my nose? How can I make lightning without killing myself? Where can I find new practical jokes to play on my friends and family? How can I make a rocket? What is the best way to poop outside? How do I tell a girl I like her? Why would I tell a girl I like her? How many mosquitoes does it take to suck all the blood out of a person? What's that smell? . . . and many, many more! This big, thick, durable book includes fascinating chapters on gross stuff, magic, emergencies, fireworks, games, experiments, jokes, activities, insults, pets, flying things, and, of course, duct tape. No boyhood is complete without a copy!