Boy's Book of Adventure

Boy's Book of Adventure

# BM-004569

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Item #: BM-004569
ISBN: 9780764166112
Grades: 3-7

Product Description:

Includes: in-depth information about bugs; making a floating compass; shells and rocks; first aid; cracking (and making) codes; map reading; determining what the weather will be like through weather crafts; and much more!

Publisher Description:

Here's an exciting book packed with facts about nature, ideas for outdoor activities, and fun-to-do crafts projects that will keep boys interested and busy all year around. It's filled with color illustrations and diagrams that teach kids:

  • How to recognize different kinds of insects and observe their activities
  • How to identify different kinds of rocks
  • How to read a topographic map
  • How to construct a camper's backpack
  • How to tie sailors' knots
  • How to build a periscope . . . and much more

Camping advice and instruction includes ways to protect against the weather, first-aid for injuries, advice on using a compass, tips for studying the night sky, identifying birds, and much more. The book's wide array of topics and sturdy construction makes it an ideal outdoor companion for hiking and camping excursions. An elastic band bound into the back cover can be stretched over pages and used as a place marker. Color illustrations on every page. (Ages 8-12)

Hardcover w/hidden spiral binding / 128 Pages / 7 1/4 x 8 1/4 / 2013

Primary Subject
Games, Puzzles & Toys
Grade Start
Grade End
Brand Name
Barron's Educational Series
1.5 (lbs.)
8.38" x 7.38" x 1.0"
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