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The Most Dangerous Book: An Illustrated Introduction to Archery

By Daniel Nayeri

Illustrated by Anna-Maria Jung

It’s the ultimate introduction to the world of archery, in a book that turns into an actual bow that shoots paper arrows.

Warning!
This book is a weapon of mass instruction and a working bow! All you have to do is unlock and open the upper and lower bow limbs, punch out and fold the arrows, and shoot!

But the book is also a rich and lively illustrated history of archery, covering the physics of a bow and arrow; the types of bows used since 4500 BC; arrows from around the world, like the deadly stone arrowheads used by Native Americans, or the Japanese whistling Kabura-ya that helped Samurai signal each other. Here are the great archery battles—Thermopylae in 480 BC, where the Spartan “300” faced a Persian who shot so many arrows they darkened the sky; or the Battle of Leipzig in 1813, the last battle to feature archers—horsemen from the Eurasian steppes—who helped the Russians defeat Napoleon.

Comes with paper arrows. Targets, too!


 

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Product Details
Age range
8 - 12
Grade range
3 - 7
Categories
Number of pages
88
Publication date
October 31, 2017
ISBN
9781523501199
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