The original and best ‘Dangerous Book’ from Conn Iggulden – orig UK edition.
If ever there were a book to make you switch off your television set, The Dangerous Book for Boys is it.
How many other books will help you both race your own go-cart, and identify the best quotations from Shakespeare? The Dangerous Book for Boys gives you facts and figures at your fingertips – swot up on the solar system, learn about famous battles and read inspiring stories of incredible courage and bravery. Teach your old dog new tricks. Make a pinhole camera. Understand the laws of cricket. There's a whole world out there: with this book, 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.
Lavishly designed and fully illustrated in colour and black and white throughout, it's set to be a perfect gift for Father's Day and beyond.
Chapters in The Dangerous Book for Boys include: Dinosaurs, Fishing, Juggling, Timers and Tripwires, Famous Battles, Spies, Dog Tricks, Making Crystals, Catapults, Fossils, Making a Battery, Insects and Spiders, Astronomy, Girls, The Golden Age of Piracy, Secret Inks, Skimming Stones, Navigation, Making a Periscope, Secret Inks, Understanding Grammar, Coin Tricks, Marbles, Artillery and The Solar System.
Winner of British Book Awards: Book of the Year 2007.
Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2007.
Born in London, Conn Iggulden read English at London University and worked as a teacher for seven years before becoming a full-time writer. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and children. Conn Iggulden is the author of the number one bestselling Emperor series. Hal Iggulden was born in 1972. He lives in Leicester and is a theatre director with a love of astronomy, gadgets, dogs and football.