The American Boy's Handy Book
What to Do and How to Do it
American Boy's Handy Book by Daniel Carter Beard
Book DescriptionEach summer, millions of children complain, "There's nothing to do." Originally published in 1888, The American Boy's Handy Book resoundingly challenges this age-old dilemma by providing a huge number of ideas for fun and instructional projects for young boys. Everything from camping and kite building to raising dogs and building boats is detailed for the would-be adventurer and do-it your-selfer.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781586670658
(216mm x 143mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Derrydale Press
Publisher: Derrydale Press
Publish Date: 27-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Daniel Carter Beard
Daniel Carter Beard was the first National Commissioner and Chairman of the Court of Honor in the Boy Scouts of America as well as president of the Camp Fire Girls Club.
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