Bio," Hayes will be next seen in the upcoming Amazon comedy series "The Dangerous Book for Boys
When boys are free to catch crayfish, build ramps to jump their bikes and conduct any of dozens of other enjoyable activities outlined in "The Dangerous Book for Boys
,'' they will blossom into fine young men who will not attend bridal or baby showers and will leave it to others to clap when Junior succeeds on the commode.
Additional science-related examples include Dino Dan at Geoworld, PBS Kids at Be Amazing Toys, The Dangerous Book for Boys
and Daring Book for Girls brands at Thomas & Kosmos, and DK/Eyewitness at Skulduggery.
Activities are based on the popular books "The Dangerous Book for Boys
" and "The Double-Daring Book for Girls."
The inspiration for these books came from The Dangerous Book for Boys
, originally published in the UK in 2006 by brothers Conn and Hal Iggulden, one of whom had been a teacher, and the Daring books for girls were a direct response to the success of the book for boys.
A sequel to the author's Tollins: Explosive Tales (HarperCollins, 2009), the author of The Dangerous Book for Boys
(William Morrow, 2007) offers new stories about the exploits of these small, fairy-like creatures who reside in the British Isles in the 1920s.
The book title is a nod to the hugely successful anti-health and safety bestseller The Dangerous Book For Boys
Conn Iggulden is better known for his adult historical fiction, with the best-selling 'Emperor and Conqueror' series, as well as the phenomenally successful The Dangerous Book for Boys
. He has now turned to children's fiction with this imaginative and amusing story of the Tollins, which are most definitely not fairies.
In 2007, Wolf of the Plains, the first novel in the series, and Dangerous Book for Boys
, topped both the UK fiction and non-fiction charts simultaneously; an unprecedented feat for any author.
FOR KIDS Tollins: Explosive Tales For Children, by Conn Iggulden, illustrated by Lizzy Duncan (HarperCollins, pounds 14.99): Iggulden, of The Dangerous Book for Boys
fame, has produced this collection of magical stories with bite, introducing us to the Tollins - small, flying creatures (naked to the adult human eye, except for special blue-lens glasses) who try to live inconspicuously in the leafy village of Chorleywood.
Very English and a shift from Iggulden's historical novels and his Dangerous Book for Boys
. Here are three connected stories about the little people, the Tollins, who are not quite fairies and probably closer to elves in appearance and activity.
From the author of The Dangerous Book For Boys
, best-selling author Conn introduces the magical and adventurous world of the Tollins, small creatures - invisible to the naked eye but for special blue-lens glasses - who try to live inconspicuously in the leafy village of Chorleywood.