The Boys' Book by Dominique Enright
How to Be the Best at Everything

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A spiffy guide to anything and everything a boy needs to know!

How to do almost anything in one handy book.
Found yourself in a sticky situation? Inside you'll learn how to escape quicksand (p. 40), build a raft (p.41), start a survival fire (p.99), or fly a helicopter (p. 11).
Want to impress your friends? Now you can rip a phonebook in half (p. 35), hypnotize a chicken (p. 56), or read their minds (p. 73).
Boring Saturday afternoon? Not anymore when you find out how to make a waterbomb (p. 79), a boomerang (p. 95), or a volcano (p. 88).
And loads of other keen things you need to know how to do!
 

About Dominique Enright

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About the Compiler: Dominique Enright is a freelance writer and editor. Her previous works include "The Wicked Wit of Jane Austen," "The Wicked Wit of Winston Churchill," and" Witty, Wicked, & Wise: A Collection of women’ s writing from life and literature," She is also the compiler and editor of selections from the verse of Burns, Keats, Kipling, and Wordsworth. Matthew Morgan, David Sinden, and Guy Macdonald are best friends from childhood. Matthew and David are the authors of the hugely successful UK series YUCK. All three live in Kent, England.
 
Published September 1, 2007 by Scholastic Press. 128 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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Riding along in the slipstream of Conn and Hal Iggulden's The Dangerous Book for Boys (May 2007) comes this similar gathering of advice and activities—revised and expanded from a British handbook (2004) and aimed at a somewhat younger (or less capable) audience.

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