Synopses & Reviews
Have you ever wondered how to identify animal tracks? Or how to send Morse code? Or just how long a furlong really is? Packed with a wide range of useful information and plentiful factoids from around the world, this is a boys guide to adventurous and successful living both at school and in the real world. It offers a fascinating compendium of world facts, tables, mathematical formulae, codes, sports records, animal data, hiking hints, and much more. First published in 1958 and reprinted here in facsimile, this pocket guide promises a nostalgic and amusing trip back in time for men young and old.
About the Author
Carlton Wallace is the editor of numerous books designed for young children, including The Schoolboy's Pocket Book.