How to Do Nothing With Nobody All Alone By Yourself by Robert Paul SmithHow to Do Nothing With Nobody All Alone By Yourself by Robert Paul Smith

How to Do Nothing With Nobody All Alone By Yourself

byRobert Paul SmithIllustratorElinor Goulding-smithIntroduction byPaul Collins

Hardcover | May 30, 2017

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How to Do Nothing literally tells "how to do nothing with nobody all alone by yourself"—real things, fascinating things, the things that you did when you were a kid, or your parents did when they were kids. This is a book to free your kid from video games for a few hours, a handbook on the avoidance of boredom, a primer on the uses of solitude, a child's declaration of independence. If you don't remember how to make a spool tank, what to do with an old umbrella, whether "pennies" come before or after "spank the baby" in mumbly-peg, or how to make rubber-band guns, slings, or clamshell bracelets, it's OK because Robert Paul Smith has collected all of this and more in How to Do Nothing. It's a book for kids, but parents are not prohibited from reading it.
Paul Collins is a writer specializing in history, memoir, and unusual antiquarian literature. His nine books have been translated into eleven languages, and include Sixpence House: Lost in a Town of Books (2003) and The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City & Sparked the Tabloid Wars (2011). Collins lives ...
Title:How to Do Nothing With Nobody All Alone By YourselfFormat:HardcoverDimensions:130 pages, 8.78 × 5.76 × 0.56 inPublished:May 30, 2017Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0982053959

ISBN - 13:9780982053959

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