How 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.

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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 ...
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Title:How to Do Nothing With Nobody All Alone By YourselfFormat:HardcoverDimensions:130 pages, 8.81 × 5.81 × 0.67 inPublished:May 30, 2017Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0982053959

ISBN - 13:9780982053959

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