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The Daring Book for Girls is the manual for everything that girls need to know—and that doesn’t mean sewing buttonholes. Whether it’s female heroes in history, secret note-passing skills, science projects, friendship bracelets, Double Dutch, Cat’s Cradle, the perfect cartwheel, or the eternal mystery of what boys are thinking, this book has it all. But it’s not just a guide to giggling at sleepovers—although that’s included, of course. Whether readers consider themselves tomboys, girly-girls, or a little bit of both, this book is every girl’s invitation to adventure.

Other topics include

  • fourteen games of tag,
  • queens of the ancient world,
  • every girl’s toolbox,
  • the daring girls guide to danger,
  • slumber party games,
  • climbing,
  • first aid,
  • boys,
  • how to change a tire, and
  • jacks.
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Quotes & Awards

  • The Daring Book for Girls contains oodles of information and instruction for tomboys and girly-girls alike…Novel, but not just a novelty; a bundle of practical fun.”

    Barnes & Noble, editorial review

  • “Filled with interesting activities to try…Clear, thoughtful language that readers of all ages are sure to embrace…This is a volume that will get passed down from girl to girl for years to come. An entertaining and informative companion to Conn Iggulden and Hal Iggulden’s The Dangerous Book for Boys.”

    School Library Journal

  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • A USA Today Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Andrea | 6/16/2011

    " It's a wonderful book about everything (well, almost) a daring girl needs to know!!! There's loads of great stuff in it, from how to put your hair up with a pencil to a great book list at the end! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Annie | 5/18/2011

    " From how to make your own lemonade stand to, girl guide badges, everything a girl needs to know is in this book. I reccomend this essential to all girls any age! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Cate | 3/10/2011

    " I love how many activities there are in this book! I love it! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Shae | 2/13/2011

    " The most important thing I got out of this book is how to spell "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" in 3 seconds flat :) I'm now working on how to spell it backwards... "

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About the Author
Author Andrea J. Buchanan

Andrea J. Buchanan is a New York Times bestselling author whose work includes the international bestsellers The Daring Book for Girls and The Double-Daring Book for Girls. Before becoming a writer, Buchanan trained as a pianist, earning a bachelor of music degree in piano performance from the Boston Conservatory of Music and a master’s from the San Francisco Conservatory. She once performed a solo concert at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. She lives with her family in Philadelphia.