The Dangerous Book for Boys (TV series) - WikipediaRobert Downey Jr. Sign in. With both his mom and his teachers concerned about him, Wyatt is sent to a therapist, where he struggles with the idea that he might be crazy. Meanwhile, Beth tries to keep the family's spirits up at Beth kicks Uncle Terry out of the house after his well-intentioned project yields damage to the McKenna home. With a bedroom damaged and the entire family unraveling around him, Wyatt wonders if he
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The Dangerous Book for Boys
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Also included are famous quotes, stories, historical battles, and phrases that "every boy should know. Conn Iggulden also published a novel entitled Wolf of the Plains about Genghis Khan , which, along with The Dangerous Book for Boys , allowed Iggulden to become the first author to reach the number one spot in both the fiction and non-fiction charts. Within the first week of its US publication on 1 May , it reached number two on the Amazon best-selling book lists, being outsold only by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Other people who contributed to the success of the book include the editorial team, which consisted of Katie Espiner and Clare Hey, as well as Helen Johnstone, who won the British Book Industry Award for best publicity campaign. Some reviewers have criticised the book for encouraging its young readers to partake in activities that could result in injury, although there is a liability warning below the copyright information. Others have praised it for helping to counter " PlayStation Culture"  through its promotion of outdoor activities and games.
On August 1, , it was announced that Amazon had cancelled the series after one season. The Dangerous Book for Boys follows Wyatt McKenna and his brothers as they "are coming to terms with the death of their dad, Patrick, a wonderful, whimsical inventor who touched the lives of everyone who knew him. Patrick leaves the boys with a copy of "The Dangerous Book for Boys", and the how-to book inspires fantasies for Wyatt. While in his fantasy world, he reconnects with his father and learns life skills that help him navigate real life. Soon after its publication, the book was optioned as a feature film by producer Scott Rudin.
By Nellie Andreeva. The cancellation should not come as a surprise. Created by Cranston and Greg Mottola based on the book by Conn and Hal Iggulden, the series follows the McKenna family as they cope with the untimely passing of Patrick Chris Diamantopoulos , their patriarch and a whimsical inventor. His death has left the family reeling, but hope appears in the form of a book called The Dangerous Book for Boys that Patrick created as a handbook to help his three sons. The book is a how-to guide for childhood that inspires fantasies for his youngest son, Wyatt Gabriel Bateman. While in his fantasy world, Wyatt reconnects with his father and learns life skills that help him navigate the real world.