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Knots for kids / Buck Tilton ; illustrated by Christine Conners.

Tilton, Buck, (author.). Conners, Christine, (illustrator.).

Summary:

"Outdoor skills expert and veteran author Buck Tilton provides readers with accessible information on choosing the best knot for each situation, tying different types of common knots and hitches, selecting the best kinds of rope, and much more. With step-by-step instructions (for both righties and lefties) on tying the most used and useful knots, this book teaches children how to tie knots like the experts"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781493059911
  • ISBN: 1493059912
  • Physical Description: 121 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : FalconGuides, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Alpine butterfly -- Anchor (fisherman's) bend -- Asher's bottle sling -- Ashley's stopper knot -- Bachmann hitch -- Back splice -- Bowline -- Bowline on a bight -- Bowline (double) -- Bowline (triple) -- Bull hitch -- Buntline hitch -- Camel hitch -- Carrick bend -- Chain sinnet (monkey chain) -- Clove hitch -- Clove Hitch on a ring -- Clove hitch on a stake -- Constrictor knot -- Constrictor knot (double) -- Cow hitch (simple) -- Cow hitch (pedigree) -- Eye splice -- Figure -- Figure 8 loop -- Figure 8 with draw loop -- Figure 8 double loop -- Figure 8 triple loop -- Figure 8 follow-through -- Figure 8 bend -- Fisherman's knot -- Fisherman's double knot -- Garda knot -- Girth hitch -- Half hitch -- Hangman's knot -- Heaving line knot -- Highwayman's hitch -- Hunter's bend -- Interlocking loops -- Killick hitch -- Klemheist knot -- Knife lanyard knot -- Loop knot -- Midshipman's hitch -- Monkey's fist -- Munter hitch -- Overhand knot -- Overhand double knot -- Overhand knot with draw loop -- Overhand loop -- Pile (post) hitch -- Pole hitch -- Prusik knot -- Rolling hitch -- Round turn and two half hitches -- Scaffold knot -- Sheepshank knot -- Sheet bend -- Sheet bend double -- Slipknot (simple noose) -- Square knot -- Tautline hitch -- Timber hitch -- Transom knot -- Trucker's hitch -- Two half hitches -- Vice versa -- Water knot -- Whipping (common) -- Zeppelin bend.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 6-10 FalconGuides.
Subject: Knots and splices > Juvenile literature.
Knots and splices.
Nœuds et épissures > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Knots and splices.
Genre: handbooks.
Juvenile works.
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.

Available copies

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library J 746.42 TIL (Text) 000173537 Children's Library -- New Checked out 05/29/2024


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