The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys: Things to Know

The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys: Things to Know

by Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden
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The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys: Things to Know by Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden

From girls to battles, from anthems to pirates to Shakespeare. The perfect pocket book of things to know for every boy from eight to eighty.

Includes Dangerous New Knowledge + Great Things to Know from The Dangerous Book for Boys

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061649936
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/28/2008
Pages: 255
Sales rank: 581,315
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 6.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Despite finding time to write historical novels and The Dangerous Book for Boys, Conn Iggulden is in some ways better known as a trainer of Tollins. His Tollin troupe, Small and Mighty, are famous in Tasmania, where they often play to packed houses. Tragically, he lost his two best-known performers earlier this year. "The thing about transporting Tollins in shoe boxes," he says, "the really important thing, is to remember to put the airholes in."

Lizzy Duncan, with her trademark blue glasses, was a founding member of the Tollins in Art program, where inner-city schoolchildren are taken to the countryside by bus and encouraged to paint and observe Tollins in their natural habitats. Tollins: Explosive Tales for Children was her first illustrated book.

Lizzy's abstract paintings of Tollins are much sought after whenever they appear at Sotheby's auction house, and she is very active in promoting Tollin rights and registering them as a protected wetland species—or as a dryland species, if the weather's been good.

Conn and Lizzy's first book together, Tollins: Explosive Tales for Children, was published in 2009 to great critical acclaim—and has ensured that no one will ever mistake a Tollin for a fairy again.

Hal Iggulden is the artistic director of the Holdfast Theatre Company in Leicester, England.

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The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys: Things to Do 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I purchased this for my son-in-law as a a gift for him and my grandson. From just a brief look, i thought it had some very interesting things in it. We have purchased the full size book in the past and found it to be a wealth of good things.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought this for a birthday gift! The title intrigues the boys into reading! And they actually like doing it! Great for the 8-10 year olds! Good combo with the Dangerous Book for Boys kits.
jonikw More than 1 year ago
I remember that he smiled when he saw the title, and he had fun while I was there flipping through the pages.
TandDmom More than 1 year ago
My 9 year old 3rd grader asks us numerous questions about how things work or how to make things. This was a great book to help him find answers to his questions and learn about new things. The things to do in the book are not truly "dangerous". Safety is explicit where applicable. I highly recomment for other curious boys.
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