The American Boy's Handy Book: What to Do and How to Do It

The American Boy's Handy Book: What to Do and How to Do It

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by Daniel Carter Beard
     
 

First published in 1882, this book contains a cornucopia of projects, games, and diversions, with practical directions on how to do them, by one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America. It's the ultimate pre-tv, anti-couch potato activity book. No more, "But Dad, I'm bored."  See more details below

Overview

First published in 1882, this book contains a cornucopia of projects, games, and diversions, with practical directions on how to do them, by one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America. It's the ultimate pre-tv, anti-couch potato activity book. No more, "But Dad, I'm bored."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879234492
Publisher:
Godine, David R. Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/2010
Series:
Nonpareil Books Series, #29
Edition description:
Centenial Edition
Pages:
441
Sales rank:
226,626
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Daniel Carter "Uncle Dan" Beard (1950-1941) was an American illustrator, author, youth leader, and social reformer who founded the Sons of Daniel Boone in 1905, which Beard later merged with the Boy Scouts of America. His celebrated guides also include The American Girl's Handy Book, The Field and Forest Handy Book, and The Book of Camp-Lore and Woodcraft, all published by Godine.

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