Dad's Book of Awesome Projects by Mike Adamick
From Stilts and Super-Hero Capes to Tinker Boxes and Seesaws, 25+ Fun Do-It-Yourself Projects for Families

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It's time for serious family fun!

Get ready to take playtime to the next level with Dad's Book of Awesome Projects! Inside, you;ll find step-by-step instructions and photographs detailing projects so imaginative and fun, no one will complain about turning off the TV. From wooden "swords" to slay the most vicious of dragons to circus stilts that will send you soaring to new heights, these projects are sure to spark everyone's creative spirit. And the fun doesn't stop there! This book shows you and your kids how to build: Comic book shoes Rope swings Homemade goo slime Eggshell cupcakes Ol'-fashioned fruit crate scooter Best of all, each of these activities can be tossed together with items around the house or with inexpensive supplies from the hardware store. With 25 DIY projects and crafts, Dad's Book of Awesome Projects will reveal just how awesome it is to be a dad!


About Mike Adamick

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Mike Adamick is a stay-at-home dad who writes for the San Francisco Chronicle's parenting blog, "The Poop," KQED Radio, and the "Daddy Issues" column on His work has also appeared in The New York Times, McSweeney's, Details magazine, MSNBC, NPR's "Morning Edition," the Los Angeles Times, and The New York Observer, among other media outlets. Mike lives in San Francisco with his wife, Dana, and daughter, Emmeline. You can visit his website at
Published April 18, 2013 by Adams Media. 192 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Parenting & Relationships, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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