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The Outdoor Book for Adventurous Boys: Over 200 Essential Skills and Activities For Boys of All Ages
     

The Outdoor Book for Adventurous Boys: Over 200 Essential Skills and Activities For Boys of All Ages

by Adrian Besley, Peter Liddiard (Illustrator)
 

Remember when kids didn't spend sunny days indoors with their eyes glued to a computer screen? Perfect for children everywhere, The Outdoor Book for Adventurous Boys has more than 70 entries on the great outdoors, survival techniques, games, and cunning inventions. With its mixture of useful outdoor skills, fun activities, and hidden knowledge, this is the perfect

Overview

Remember when kids didn't spend sunny days indoors with their eyes glued to a computer screen? Perfect for children everywhere, The Outdoor Book for Adventurous Boys has more than 70 entries on the great outdoors, survival techniques, games, and cunning inventions. With its mixture of useful outdoor skills, fun activities, and hidden knowledge, this is the perfect guide for teaching kids about the world away from MySpace, text messaging, and reality television.

 

Learn how to:

 

Escape a bear attack

Make a rope swing

Build an igloo with your bare hands

Track wild animals

Start a fire without matches

Escape from quicksand

 

Featuring two-color "retro" illustrations, this is a fun and fact-filled treat to be enjoyed by boys and girls and by parents and grandparents who want to pass on their love of the outdoors!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599213415
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.73(d)

Meet the Author

Adrian Besley is the author of Who Do You Think You Are Kidding Mr Klinsmann? , The Fatkins Diet, Every Step Counts, and Superstars of the World Cup 2006, and has penned episodes of television series in the UK.
Adrian is also adept at catching crayfish with Sunday left-overs and an expert at Eskimo-rolling his canoe at midnight in freezing waters.

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