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A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month September 2017
Packed-full of some of the amazing inventions created by Colin Furze and demonstrated in his YouTube videos, this book will inspire young creators to try their hand at their own versions of his ideas. The simple-to-make Brilliant Bedroom-Tidy pulley could quickly become a favourite! It is just one of the 10 daft things that Colin Furze gives detailed instructions on how to create. Others include Furze’s Phone-Filming Thingy and a Mega Milk-Bottles Raft. In addition to the step-by-step instructions and guidance on how to source affordable materials with which to create things, Colin Furze includes advice on YouTubing and some background on some of the greatest inventions such as the bicycle and the mobile phone. Both practical and inspiring This Book Isn’t Safe! is a great way to get kids making themselves. ~ Julia Eccleshare
A Note from the publishers: 'Colin’s bonkers and brilliant inventions such as a homemade hoverbike, DIY Wolverine Claws, an ejector bed and a jet-kart, have earned him over 4 million YouTube subscribers and more than 400 million video views. Colin is now on a mission to inspire a new generation of budding inventors to be creative and make things.
Julia Eccleshare's Picks of the Month for September 2017
Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony by Chris Riddell
A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge
This Book Isn't Safe! by Colin Furze
The Grotlyn by Benji Davies
Billy and the Minpins by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake
Toto: The Dog-Gone Amazing Story of The Wizard of Oz by Michael Morpurgo
The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
Birthday Boy by David Baddiel
The first practical-inventions book for children by YouTuber Colin Furze. Colin is on a mission to inspire a new generation of budding inventors to be creative and make things! This Book Isn't Safe! contains ten awesome inventions for girls, boys and parents everywhere to make at home with a basic tool kit.
Find out more about Colin Furze and his inventions at www.colinfurze.com
|Publication date:||7th September 2017|
|Publisher:||Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Science / Technology|
|Recommendations:||Julia Eccleshare's Picks, eBooks|
Colin Furze is a British plumber-turned-inventor with over four million subscribers on YouTube.Every two weeks he unveils a new invention on YouTube. His most popular videos have had over twenty million views.He holds five Guinness World Records for: the largest bonfire, the longest motorcycle, the fastest speed on a mobility scooter, the fastest pram and the fastest toilet.More About Colin Furze