From the book jacket: 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
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 funbuilding go-carts and electromagnets,
identifying insects and spiders, and flying the world's best paper airplanes.
Comment: Last summer, when Conn and Hal Iggulden published their unapologetically nostalgic The Dangerous Book for Boys in the UK they expected trouble from...
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