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The boys' book : how to be the best at everything

Author: Dominique Enright; Guy Macdonald; Nikalas Catlow
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A guide for boys reveals how they can become the best at such accomplishments as writing in secret code, reading a compass, getting an egg in a bottle, making stink bombs, and hypnotizing a chicken.
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Genre/Form: Life skills guides
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Life skills guides Juvenile literature
Life skills guidesJuvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dominique Enright; Guy Macdonald; Nikalas Catlow
ISBN: 0545016282 9780545016285
OCLC Number: 123390962
Notes: "Revised and expanded edition of How to be the best at everything, first published in 2004 by Buster Books"--Title page verso.
[This version] "first published in Great Britain in 2006 by Buster Books"--Title page verso.
Description: 118 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: How to do an Ollie --
How to fly a helicopter --
How to perform a card trick --
How to survive in space --
How to lose your head --
How to make a one-sided circle --
How to fight off a crocodile --
How to swim freestyle --
How to play a blade of grass --
How to be a VIP --
How to tie three essential knots --
How to avoid being eaten by a bear --
How to play the toilet paper roll --
How to spook your family --
How to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation --
How to fool your friends with toothpicks --
How to eat in a fancy restaurant --
How to serve like a Wimbledon champion --
How to get rid of hiccups --
How to mummify an ancient Egyptian --
How to rip a phone book in half --
How to race stick boats --
How to see through your hand --
How to write a quick poem --
How to get out of quicksand --
How to make a simple raft --
How to teach a parakeet to talk --
How to hoot with your hands --
How to speak in code --
How to make a balloon dog --
How to build a campfire --
How to tie a tie --
How to annoy your brothers and sisters --
How to take a penalty kick --
How to hypnotize a chicken --
How to treat stings --
How to climb a palm tree --
How to be first off the starting block --
How to play a trick on the whole class --
How to write a secret message --
How to read a compass --
How to fall without hurting yourself--much --
How to pop a wheelie --
How to take the best photos --
How to tie a knot without letting go of the ends --
How to survive a volcanic eruption --
How to juggle --
How to read someone's mind --
How to save the world --
How to make a squealer --
How to repair a flat tire --
How to make a water bomb --
How to tell if a person is lying --
How to do a cartwheel --
How to write a letter --
How to bunny hop --
How to shake off a tail --
How to lasso like a cowboy --
How to make a volcano --
How to find Orion --
How to bend it like Beckham --
How to make a water clock --
How to freeze a finger --
How to stump a know-it-all --
How to be a math master --
How to warm up your feet --
How to climb a rope --
How to make a boomerang --
How to dowse for water --
How to take a jump shot --
How to make fire --
How to speed-read --
How to survive an earthquake --
How to locate a thunderstorm --
How to make a paper airplane --
How to row a boat --
How to tell which way is north --
How to get an egg into a bottle --
How to tie a knot with one hand --
How to ride a unicycle --
How to draw a cartoon --
How to write a limerick --
How to milk a cow --
How to dribble a basketball --
How to keep people in suspense --
How to keep a secret journal --
How to prove you're not bigheaded --
How to send a message by semaphore --
How to find fossils and treasure --
How to test your telepathic powers --
How to be the best all around the world.
Other Titles: How to be the best at everything
Responsibility: written by Dominique Enright and Guy Macdonald ; illustrated by Nikalas Catlow.
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A guide for boys reveals how they can become the best at such accomplishments as writing in secret code, reading a compass, getting an egg in a bottle, making stink bombs, and hypnotizing a chicken.

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