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  • Age Range: 10 - 15 years
  • Grade Level: 5 and up
  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Walker Childrens; 1st edition (October 17, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0802777457
  • ISBN-13: 978-0802777454
  • Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #167,409 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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RICHARD HORNE is a designer of books, album covers, magazines, and greeting cards, and the author of the bestselling 101 Things to Do Before You Die. Before he is old and boring he would like to walk in dinosaur footprints in Utah. He lives in London, England.
www.101thingstodo.co.uk
 
HELEN SZIRTES is an editor and holds a degree in English Literature from Oxford. Before she is old and boring she would like to learn to speak Hungarian fluently.  She lives in London, England.

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41 of 53 people found the following review helpful By TeensReadToo on October 11, 2006
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As soon as I read the title of this book, I wanted a copy. Then when I got a copy, I started worrying that I was one of those old and boring people. After all, I'm thirty-one, which isn't as old as, say, Methuselah, but isn't as young as any of those cuties on Dawson's Creek, either. But then I decided I'll probably always be young at heart (which basically means I'll be wrinkled and totally gray, and yet still want to learn to skydive), so this book could be a great guide to see what I've accomplished.

According to Mr. Horne and Ms. Szirtes, these are the one-hundred-and-one things everyone should do to keep their life fun and interesting--and to keep you from being old and boring. Included after each category are my own thoughts on the matter:

1) Send a Message in a Bottle: Did this as a class project once; never got a response.

2) Run up an Escalator the Wrong Way: Did it, but only because I was in a hurry.

3) Make an Origami Crane: Too uncoordinated and impatient.

4) Learn How to Tell When Someone Has a Crush on You (and When They Don't): Wish I'd had this list in high school.

5) Keep a Dream Diary: Still do this.

6) Touch These Creatures: No thank you; there's no way touching a ginormous hairy spider will improve my life.

7) Prepare Yourself for Fame: I've been prepared for years; Fame is obviously avoiding me.

8) Learn to Play an Instrument: Wish I'd done this!

9) Play a Computer Game to the End: Done this too many times; undoubtedly this says something about my social life.

10) Have an Embarrassing Moment and Get Over It: This is called life; happens all the time.

11) Get Your School Involved in a World Record Attempt: So cool!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Zerlindatar on February 8, 2014
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I have ordered several of these and one for myself.
It seems to be written for teens and preteens but I thought it would be fun for lots of people.
At 70, I am old but I hope not boring yet . . .
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By Miriam B. on January 15, 2014
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It has a lot of good ideas for adventures and really cool things to do in life. Great suggestions to enjoy life a little more. I totally recommend it.
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Love it! Overall, the product was what I was looking for. Thank you very much, again, for the this product.
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By Walldove on February 11, 2013
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This is a great book with pretty nice things to do in it. I am thinking about ordering one for my daughter.
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