Imported from USA
From the Back Cover
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
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
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
The States of the U.S.
Mountains of the U.S.
The Declaration of Independence
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
About the Author
Born in London, Conn Iggulden read English at London University and worked as a teacher for seven years
before becoming a full-time writer. Married with three children, he lives in Hertfordshire. Since publication of 'The
Gates of Rome', Conn has written a further thirteen books including the wildly successful 'The Dangerous Book for Boys'.
Hal Iggulden is the artistic director of the Holdfast Theatre Company in Leicester, England.