The American versions of The Daring Book For Girls and its counterpart, The Dangerous Book For Boys, have spent months on the New York Times best-seller list.
"HarperCollins Publishers apologizes unreservedly to any aboriginal Australians who were offended by the inclusion of instructions on how to play the didgeridoo in the forthcoming publication The Daring Book For Girls, the publisher said in a statement.
A publisher has apologised for offending indigenous Australians by encouraging girls to play the didgeridoo in an upcoming edition of The Daring Book For Girls.
The Daring Book for Girls is the manual for everything that girls need to know—and that doesn't mean sewing buttonholes! Whether it's female heroes in history, secret note-passing skills, science projects, friendship bracelets, double dutch, cats cradle, the perfect cartwheel or the eternal mystery of what boys are thinking, this book has it all. But it's not just a guide to giggling at sleepovers—although that's included, of course! Whether readers consider themselves tomboys, girly-girls, or a little bit of both, this book is every girl's invitation to adventure.
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