The Dangerous Book Of Heroes

Author(s): Conn Iggulden

Biography, YA,children

From the co-author of the bestselling 'The Dangerous Book for Boys', this is a book of heroes, new and old, known and sadly forgotten, now to be glorified as they ought to be. From Captain Scott to Joe Simpson, from Douglas Bader to Ernest Shackleton, from Gertrude Bell to Emily Pankhurst, Conn Iggulden brings our great heroes from history back to life. Filled with the British sense of fair play and decency that made 'The Dangerous Book for Boys' so popular, 'The Dangerous Book of Heroes' celebrates those who fought for what is right and good, those who made amazing discoveries, those who moved boundaries in their lifetimes. A book of heroes written by Conn Iggulden, a man who knows what makes a hero.

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Praise for 'The Dangerous Book for Boys' 'The perfect handbook for boys and dads.' Daily Telegraph 'Full of tips on how to annoy your parents'. Evening Standard 'An old-fashioned compendium of information on items such as making catapults and knot-tying!the end of the PlayStation may have been signalled.' The Times 'Just William would be proud. A new book teaching boys old-fashioned risky pursuits!has become a surprise bestseller.' Daily Mail 'If you want to know how to make crystals, master NATO's phonetic alphabet!and build a workbench, look no further.' Time Out

Born in London, Conn Iggulden read English at London University and worked as a teacher for seven years before becoming a full-time writer. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and children. Conn Iggulden is the author of the number one bestselling Emperor series.

General Fields

  • : 9780007260928
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : 0.818
  • : May 2009
  • : 227mm X 159mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Conn Iggulden
  • : Hardback
  • : en
  • : 920.02
  • : 496
  • : True stories of endurance & survival; World history
  • : 125 b/w illus