The Dangerous Book for Boys

The Dangerous Book for Boys

Book - 2006
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The original Dangerous Book for Boys is an international sensation. The brainchild of brothers Conn Iggulden (bestselling author of the Emperor and Conqueror series) and Hal Iggulden, it brought the wonders of old-fashioned knowledge and play to life for the video game generation. Since then, boys around the world--and their fathers and grandfathers--have discovered this marvellous book, and international sales of The Dangerous Book for Boys and its tie-in editions have topped two million copies.

Now, Canadians have an edition that reflects the traditions, geography and games of our country. It includes stories of famous battles, such as the Battle of Vimy Ridge, and features legendary Canadians such as Francis Pegahmagabow, the heroic Ojibway sniper who fought bravely in World War I. It tells the tale of coureurs de bois, the lost Franklin Expedition and escaped slave Josiah Henson. Favourite sections such as Astronomy, Fishing, Trees, Insects and Books Every Boy Should Read are filled with new Canadian information. And, of course, there's loads of hockey lore!

Rediscover the adventure and fun of being young at heart with The Dangerous Book for Boys: Canadian Edition.

The Dangerous Book for Boys, Canadian Edition includes
Dangerous information on
* building a snow fort, quinzee or igloo
* famous Canadian heroes
* the hockey dynasty, the sport's greatest players and achievements
* reading animal tracks and avoiding wild animal encounters
* identifying common Canadian fish, trees and insects
* paddling and portaging a canoe
* interesting Canadian words, phrases and poems

Publisher: Toronto, ON : HarperCollins, 2006.
Edition: Canadian ed.
ISBN: 9781554682591
Characteristics: 294 p. :,ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ;,26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Iggulden, Hal


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Apr 11, 2016

Great tips. :D

Jul 23, 2013

Great book for all things boy-related. It's the type of book they'll want to borrow again & again.
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Dec 28, 2011

This book is only Dangerous, if you think knowledge is dangerous. Otherwise it is simply an encyclopedia of how to do things aimed at boys. This would be an excellent book for a classroom library, or for the bathroom or guestroom of a home with boys.

Jul 26, 2011

Extensive reference manual about all sorts of practical and interesting activities and subjects.

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Dec 27, 2012

jameel01 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

Dec 24, 2012

Hello_Seattle thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over


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