101 Things to Do Before You're Old and Boring

101 Things to Do Before You're Old and Boring

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By (author) Richard Horne, By (author) Helen Szirtes, Illustrated by Richard Horne

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  • Publisher: Walker & Company
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 112mm x 173mm x 18mm | 272g
  • Publication date: 17 October 2006
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0802777457
  • ISBN 13: 9780802777454
  • Sales rank: 591,895

Product description

There is nothing worse than being boring, except for being old "and" boring! This exciting new book will help teens discover 101 ways to live life to its fullest before it's too late. The interactive format contains fill-in pages, checklists, and adhesive stars to place on each page when the suggested task has been completed. Both entertaining and educational, this book suggests trying some of the following: * #26 Help Save the Planet * #36 Start a Blog * #7 Prepare Yourself for Fame * #30 Make a Movie * #39 Be a Genius * #14 See a Ghost * #69 Make a Scene in Public * #74 Become a SpySo, what are you waiting for? Get going and get this perfect gift for a teen in your life!

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RICHARD HORNE is a designer of books, album covers, magazines, and greeting cards, and the author of the bestselling "101 Things to Do Before You Die." Before he is old and boring he would like to walk in dinosaur footprints in Utah. He lives in London, England. www.101thingstodo.co.ukHELEN SZIRTES is an editor and holds a degree in English Literature from Oxford. Before she is old and boring she would like to learn to speak Hungarian fluently. She lives in London, England.

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By TeensReadToo 25 Sep 2010 5

As soon as I read the title of this book, I wanted a copy. Then when I got a copy, I started worrying that I was one of those old and boring people. After all, I'm thirty-one, which isn't as old as, say, Methuselah, but isn't as young as any of those cuties on Dawson's Creek, either. But then I decided I'll probably always be young at heart (which basically means I'll be wrinkled and totally gray, and yet still want to learn to skydive), so this book could be a great guide to see what I've accomplished.

According to Mr. Horne and Ms. Szirtes, there are one-hundred-and-one things everyone should do to keep their life fun and interesting--and to keep you from being old and boring.

What's great about 101 THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU'RE OLD AND BORING is that it doesn't just list what you should do; it gives you helpful hints and tips on how to accomplish the goal. It also provides Achievement Stars to mark that you've completed the task, when and where you accomplished it, and, in some cases, a place to rate your fear factor about doing it.

A great book, for teens and adults alike. Order your copy today!