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This Book Isn't Safe

This Book Isn't Safe


This Book Isn't Safe

About the Book

Colin Furze, five-time Guinness World Record Holder and YouTube's undisputed king of crazy inventions, instructs fans and curious young inventors on how to build ten brand new wacky inventions at home with an affordable tool kit.

Colin Furze's bonkers and brilliant inventions such as a homemade hoverbike, DIY Wolverine Claws, an alarm clock ejector bed, and Hoover shoes have earned him 4.5 million YouTube subscribers and more than 450 million video views. Now Colin is on a mission to inspire a new generation of budding inventors with This Book Isn't Safe

This Book Isn't Safe contains instructions on how to make ten brand new inventions with a basic at-home toolkit, alongside behind-the-scenes stories about some of Colin's greatest inventions and top secret tips and tricks straight from his invention bunker (aka a shed in his backyard in Stamford Lincolnshire).

Product Details

On sale: September 12, 2017
Age: 8-12 years
Grade: Grades 3-7
Page count: 192 Pages
ISBN: 9780451478764
Reading level: Lexile: 950L

Author Bio

Colin Furze is a British plumber turned inventor with 5 million subscribers on YouTube and over 450 million video views. Every two weeks he unveils a new invention on his YouTube channel. His most popular creations have over twenty million views.

He holds five Guinness World Records for the largest bonfire, the longest motorcycle, the fastest speed on a mobility scooter, the fastest pram, and the fastest toilet.


"For the daredevil kid in your life, this book from five-time Guinness World Record Holder Colin Furze will have them experimenting and inventing.”Real Simple

"With This Book Isn't Safe, the Pied Piper of Madcap Science steps away from the internet and embraces the book as a vehicle for fun, science-based DIY inventions...What 12-year-old boy wouldn’t feel the tug of creativity after reading the instructions for building a Self-Wedgie System?”
Richmond Times-Dispatch

"Every page turned has something to tickle your funny bone, even if you have never picked up one tool your entire life. But you should! Because this treasure encourages hands-on activities guaranteed to entertain adult-like children and child-like adults for hours.” —Geeks of Doom

“A great book to add to your STEM collection. Kids will love it.” —Literary Hoots

"Jokey in tone and loaded with pictures, the book offers sound instruction laced with humor and makes inventing and building things anything but boring."—VOYA