This Book Made Me Do It: Cool Things to Make, Do, and Explore

John Woodward, DK, $19.99 (192p) ISBN 978-0-7566-6881-5
Instructions on how to land an airplane, stage a ghost hunt, escape a maze, bake a chocolate cake, and treat hypothermia are just a few of the many provided in this diverse how-to book. Activities like knitting, growing your own food, and climbing Mount Everest receive equal attention, as if to suggest that all goals are within reach. The surprising array of ideas and abundance of information may inspire readers to seek out new experiences in the everyday. Ages 10–up. (Oct.)
Reviewed on: 11/15/2010
Release date: 09/01/2010
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