If ever there was a book to make you switch off your television set, The Dangerous Book for Boys was it. And now, from the same authors, after the success of Things to Do and Things to Know, comes The Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys: Facts, Figures and Fun.
The Dangerous Book for Boys was the book of the year in 2006 and 2007, inspiring a newfound passion for adventure, fun and all things 'dangerous'. Now the authors have brought together all their facts: fun and frivolous, entertaining and useful, into a Pocket Dangerous Book for Boys: Facts, Figures and Fun.
Ever wanted to know what the best ever scientific discoveries were? Or the most gruesome deaths of all time? How many great men were assassinated? What were the pivotal moments of the last century? Facts, Figures and Fun is crammed with odd, interesting, facts which every boy should know.
About the Authors
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 and now the bestselling Conqueror 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.
Praise for The Dangerous Book for Boys 'The perfect handbook for boys and dads' Daily Telegraph 'Full of tips on how to annoy your parents' Evening Standard 'An old-fashioned compendium of information on items such as making catapults and knot-tying!the end of the PlayStation may have been signalled' The Times 'Just William would be proud. A new book teaching boys old-fashioned risky pursuits!has become a surprise bestseller' Daily Mail 'If you want to know how to make crystals, master NATO's phonetic alphabet!and build a workbench, look no further' Time Out
For Ages: 9 - 14 years old
Number Of Pages: 178
Published: 1st August 2008
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Dimensions (cm): 16.3 x 12.8 x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.305