This fascinating and educational book provides well illustrated, exciting projects for kids to build... toys, scientific devices, and gadgets illustrating both mystery and adventure, things that will teach skills and excite curiosity in a youngster! Forty nine illustrations show construction of such items as a Boomerang, a Barometer, a wooden Army Tank, a Kite, a Kaleidoscope, a Compass, a Sextant and a model fighter plane built from scratch, and many other projects. Magic devices include a device showing the principle of magic used to make ghosts disappear in movies, and a "Magic Propeller", a toy from long ago where rubbing a notched stick with another causes a propeller to spin. A youngster and parent alike will find many hours of pleasure and learning from this book!
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