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How to Do Nothing with Nobody All Alone By Yourself

SMITH, ROBERT PAUL

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ISBN 10: 0982053959 / ISBN 13: 9780982053959
Editorial: Tin House Books, Portland, 2010
Usado Condición: Near Fine Cloth
Librería: Black Letter Books, LLC. (Stillwater, MN, Estados Unidos de America)

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8vo, 132pp. Illustrated in black & white. Hardcover with dustjacket, in excellent condition. Very minor wear. Almost like new. N° de ref. de la librería 008577

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Título: How to Do Nothing with Nobody All Alone By ...

Editorial: Tin House Books, Portland

Año de publicación: 2010

Encuadernación: Cloth

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

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Sinopsis:

The classic guidebook to everything from paper airplanes to spool tanks to slingshots is back in print, and is as fun, inventive, and charming as ever.

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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Remember how to make a spool tank? How to whip apples? What to do with a discarded umbrella? Whether "pennies" comes before or after "spank the baby" in mumbly-peg? And your kid never knew any of these things in the first place, to forget in the second place? Robert Paul Smith remembers, and he has set it down for all to see — these things and many others, like rubber-band guns, and slings, and clamshell bracelets, and the collection, care, and use of horse-chestnuts. This book frees children from video games for a few hours, a handbook on the avoidance of boredom, a primer on solitude — a child?s declaration of independence. It reveals "how to do nothing with nobody all alone by yourself" — real things, fascinating things, the things that we and our parents did as kids. It?s a book for kids, but parents are not prohibited from reading it.

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Black Letter Books is a real brick & mortar bookshop dedicated to providing discerning readers and collectors with good, classic, books in traditional subject areas. Our charming open shop is located on Main Street in downtown Stillwater, Minnesota, within easy walking distance of three other open bookstores, five antique malls and a variety of other shopping and dining, all situated along the beautiful St. Croix River.

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