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If ever there was an audiobook to make you switch off your television set, `The Dangerous Book for Boys' is it. Packed with fascinating facts and tantalising trivia. Includes an introduction read by Conn Iggulden. Now available as a digital download. How many other books will help you identify cloud formations, list the seven wonders of the world, and recite the best quotations from Shakespeare? The Dangerous Book for Boys gives you facts and figures at your fingertips - find out the five poems every boy should know, learn about famous battles and read inspiring stories of incredible courage and bravery. There's a whole world out there: with this audiobook, 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. Chapters in The Dangerous Book for Boys include: The Seven Ancient Wonders of the World, Famous Battles, Extraordinary Stories, A Brief History of Artillery, Sampling Shakespeare, Patron Saints of Britain, Five Poems Every Boy Should Know, The British Empire, Questions About the World, Latin Phrases Every Boy Should Know and The Origin of Words.
The bestselling bookmore than 1.5 million copies soldfor 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 isis soon to be an AmazonPrime OriginalSeries 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 funbuilding 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 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 "e;Most Valuable Players"e;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
Winner of Book of the Year at the Galaxy British Book Awards 2007.If you have a copy of this then you know that it is an essential addition to every household in the land. Quite the most brilliant book of hints, trivia, information, general knowledge and downright fun to have been published for ages. Beautifully produced and great to dip into, read aloud or share, it should be the Christmas present for all fathers, uncles, sons, grandfathers, boyfriends et al. Personally Iâd give it to the ladies too! (only the title might upset them).