about the book
Find plenty of exciting ways for your children to explore the world around them. This book will inspire the whole household to embrace a little danger. Learn More
The Motherlode blog just posted a story with lots of great books for summer fun (everyone should grab a copy of The Art of Tinkering by our pals at the Exploratorium, Karen Wilkenson and Mike Petrich!).
Thanks to Jessica …
Brian Lehrer, May 25, 2011 – Gever talks to Brian and New York callers live on the local NPR station about doing dangerous things.
Tamsen Fadel and John Muller, May 11, 2011 – Tamsen and John do some dangerous things with Gever – live on NYC PIX11′s Morning News show!
Veronique Greenwood, May 9, 2011 – “The book is a blueprint to help parents and children explore the world, and ensure the children grow up, with a little common sense and a lot of curiosity…. It takes work to …
Patricia Marx, December 6, 2010 – In a shopping guide for the holidays, Ms. Marx rated this year’s playthings. She called Fifty Dangerous Things an “audacious activity book”.
Lawrence Downes, October 2, 2010 – In his Editorial, Mr. Downes calls Fifty Dangerous Things “a rebuke to a world of blunt-edged scissors, insipid molded-plastic playground equipment and perpetual parental anxiety.”
Juju Chang, February 26, 2010 – In her segment Moms Get Real, Ms. Chang talks to Gever about Fifty Dangerous Things and the dangers of overprotective parenting.
Scott McGrew, press:here, February 14, 2010 – Host Scott McGrew of KNTV (Silicon Valley NBC Affiliate), Sarah Lacy of TechCrunch and Jon Fortt of Fortune talk to Gever about Fifty Dangerous Things.
February 7, 2010 – Gever is interviewed on Newshour for the BBC World Service.