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101 Secrets a Good Dad Knows

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$9.99
Format: Paperback

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Each of the 101 secrets in this wonderful gift book is explained in short descriptions accompanied by a drawing and a fact or tip. Many of these skills involve a simple secret to do them successfully.
 

Dads have a special way of relating to children. They tend to rough-house and tease children more than moms do. It is usually a father who teaches a child how to shoot a free throw, catch a frog, or fix a broken bicycle chain. Knowing how to do these things raises a child's self-esteem, increases self-confidence, and fosters self-reliance because they expand a child's ability to cope with and understand the world.

Each of the 101 secrets in this wonderful gift book is explained in short descriptions accompanied by a drawing and a fact or tip. Many of these skills involve a simple secret to do them successfully. Knowing these secrets will enable any dad to look like a hero to his children.

Included are instructions for...

  • How to fly a kite
  • How to find the north star
  • How to skip a rock
  • How to make a paper airplane
  • How to tie a necktie
  • How to change a spark plug
  • How to carve a whistle
  • How to bait a hook
  • How to pitch a tent
  • How to identify five icky things under a rock
  • Which properties to buy in Monopoly
  • How to tell how tall a tree is
  • How to whistle with a blade of grass
  • How to photograph lightning

"The perfect gift for any father, grandfather, or mother who wants to teach children skills that will increase self confidence, raise self-esteem, and foster self-reliance." - Nashville Lifestyles

Contributor(s) Walter Browder , Sue Ellin Browder
About the Contributor(s) Walter Browder
Walter Browder is a screenwriter and author of the critically-acclaimed book The Sand Castle as well as several nonfiction books. He lives with his wife, Sue Ellin, in Willits, California.

Sue Ellin Browder
Sue Ellin Browder is a prize-winning investigative journalist whose articles have appeared in Saturday Review, Newsday, the Washington Post, Reader's Digest, and Woman's Day. She lives with her husband, Walter, in Willits, California.
UPC 031869000061
ISBN-10 1401600085
ISBN-13 9781401600082
Publish Date May 1, 2002
Weight (lbs) 0.4800
Height 6.90
Width 4.90
Length 240
Length Unit Pages
Publisher Thomas Nelson
Price $9.99
Format Paperback
Language English

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