How to Do a Belly Flop! (Paperback)

& Other Tricks, Tips, & Skills No Adult Will Teach You

By Marc Tyler Nobleman, Matt Phillips (Illustrator), Dave Borgenicht, Joe Borgenicht

HarperCollins, 9780060737535, 96pp.

Publication Date: April 25, 2006

List Price: 5.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


You've been challenged to a handstand contest . . . but you've never done one. What do you do? Pretend you hear your mother calling? Throw yourself at the ground and hope for the best? No, you reach for this book, of course!

Can you survive in the great outdoors without these great kidskillz?

Don't take any chances. Step-by-step instructions will teach you the essentials:

  • How to become a lemonade tycoon
  • How to film a backyard blockbuster
  • How to master stone skipping
  • How to develop real estate (building forts counts!) . . . and much more!

If you've got to be a kid, then you've got to have this book!

About the Author

David Borgenicht is an editor and the co-author of the New York Times best-selling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbooks. Through these books he hopes to impart his vast knowledge of wedgie-giving, juggling, and contest staring on a world-wide level. David lives in Philadelphia with his wife and daughter.

Joe Borgenicht is a writer and producer who has co-authored several books, including The Action Hero's Handbook, and Mom Always Said "Don't Play Ball in the House" and Other Stuff We Learned from TV. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife, son, and dog.