The Handbook of Forgotten Skills
From Shelf: The BA Christmas Catalogue.
Craft, build, cook and play the old-fashioned way with easy-to-follow steps that unlock hours of timeless fun.
Turn the clock back to a simpler time... cold lemonade in summer, evenings by a campfire, a warm blanket in winter. Fully-illustrated chapters feature the history and story behind more than thirty skills for you to discover and learn. Perfect for children aged 7+. This book brings endless hours of fun and imagination * Skills include how to grow your own tomatoes, how to sew on a button, how to use a compass and how to mend a sock * Fully illustrated throughout with step-by-step instructions and essential tips * This book offers a simple approach to learning a new skill or craft and encourages little ones to save money * Promotes sustainability and encourages creativity and craftsmanship Words of praise for this book: "They'll discover that 'old-fashioned fun' was more rewarding than playing with a phone" - 4 star review, The Telegraph "Jam packed full of things to do that involve looking at a screen" - Karan Vickers-Hulse, Just Imagine "This lavishly illustrated and inspiring book will help readers step away from the frenzy of modern life and learn a new craft" - The Bookseller A The Week Junior Book of the Week