Synopses & Reviews
The perfect book for smart and adventurous girls of all ages! The Adventurous Girl"s Handbookisn"t just a book for tomboys or girly-girls, it"s somewhere in between, like every girl out there. With a wide range of sections '" from Arts & Crafts to hiking to baking to Yoga '" and packed with illustrations throughout, this is the book any girl can pick up again and again for a new beauty tip or a lesson in decorating her bedroom. Outdoor skills, sports, self-defense, tips for keeping a girl"s mind and body healthy '" it"s all here. The book is co-written by Stephen Brennan and his daughter, Lara, a partnership which sets the book between two powerful, unrelenting poles '" the wisdom of adulthood, and the adventurous spirit of every young girl.
An adventurous girl is a force to be reckoned with. This is the adventurer's guide to navigating the road of girlhood with style, grace, and most of all, fun. It's also packed with the most valuable skills, secrets. and age-old wisdom ever assembled for the modern girl.
Horseback riding, ballet dancing, throwing the most unforgettable slumber party ever, and dealing with boys, playing sports and enjoying the outdoors: these are the things that girls want, and need, to know. The Adventurous Girl's Handbook is a treat—pick it up again and again for a new lesson in decorating with beads, pressing flowers, or decorating your bedroom with the hottest styles. Here is the perfect book for smart, adventurous girls of all ages!
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About the Author
Stephen Brennan is the coauthor of The Adventurous Boy's Handbook and The Adventurous Girl's Handbook, and editor of The Best Pirate Stories Ever Told and The Best Sailing Stories Ever Told. He has worked as a circus clown, teacher, cabaret artist, actor, director, shepherd, and playwright. Lara Brennan is a middle school student in New York City. She loves acting, running, swimming, dancing, and studying history.