The Sneaky Book for Boys

The Sneaky Book for Boys : How to Perfom Sneaky Magic Tricks, Escape a Grasp, Craft a Compass, Walk Through a Postcard, Survive in the Wilderness, and Learn about Sneaky Animals and Insects, Sneaky Escapes, and Sneaky Human Feats

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Thank you, Cy . . . for opening up the world of tinkering and creativity to a whole new generation . . . looking to get their hands dirty with new and exciting projects." --NPR's Ira Flatow, host of "Science Friday" It's "The Dangerous Book for Boys" meets "Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook" via "The Boy Scouts of America Handbook"--with lots of other cool sneaky boy stuff mixed in. Cy Tymony's "Sneaky Book for Boys" picks up where "The Dangerous Book for Boys" left off. While "The Dangerous Book for Boys" includes sections on Morse code and an explanation of latitude and longitude, the "Sneaky Book for Boys" continues by featuring instructions on how to make and use a Morse code set, along with crafting a latitude quadrant and a longitude sextant. This clever book provides complete how-to instructions and diagrams for sneaky gadgets, survival skills, magic tricks, communication codes, and science projects. It also explores sneaky animals and insects and recycling and conservation techniques. Specifically, sneaksters will learn about crows that crack their nuts using car tires; how to perform magic tricks with algebra; how to construct a compass and sneaky intercom; how to escape a grasp, safely start a fire (six different ways!), gather water in an emergency, and much more.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 143 pages
  • 124.46 x 172.72 x 12.7mm | 181.44g
  • Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, figures
  • 0740773135
  • 9780740773136
  • 237,586

About Cy Tymony

Cy Tymony has been creating homemade inventions since childhood. He has appeared on "CNN Headline News," ABC's "Chicago Morning Show," and NPR's "Science Friday with Ira Flatow," and he has been featured in the "Chicago Tribune" and "Future Life" magazine. Cy is a technical writer and computer specialist in Los Angeles, California. Online: www.sneakyuses.comshow more

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24 ratings
4.12 out of 5 stars
5 46% (11)
4 29% (7)
3 21% (5)
2 0% (0)
1 4% (1)
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