what's new?

Our Book is Going Big!

Fifty Dangerous Things (you should let your children do) has been picked up by a traditional publisher! New American Library (a Penguin imprint) will release a slightly expanded second edition in May 2011. At that point it should be available through all the normal book sales channels. If you need more information or want to be notified when the new edition is available, .

For more info, see the website: fiftydangerousthings.com

Media Madness

The book has generated considerable interest, so we now have a little Press Kit and a Press area of the website with links to more.

Book Tour

We are working with independent bookstores to do book signings. Details on the Fifty Dangerous Things Events page.

media & mentions

Radio, Radio, Radio

Gever is being heard far and wide over the airwaves. Recent interviews include: KFOG in San Francisco, BBC World Service in London, and various stations throughout the US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Take a Listen

related projects

Tinker Challenge

Hands-on explorations and play bring greater creativity, productivity and collaboration to organizations. Tinker Challenges are custom-created for each group.


Tinkering School

Created to empower kids to change the world, Tinkering School is the non-profit Gever and Julie support.




Currently we have no workshops scheduled, although Gever will be Tinkerer in Residence at the Exploratorium in January. Stop by and check out his live hands-on experience with 1000 strawberry baskets on Wednesday, Jan 12 from 10am-4pm. Photos

If you team is interested in setting up an activity, check out TinkerChallenge.com and give us a call!


Gever has developed several new talks and will be speaking at several of the upcoming book signing events. See the Fifty Dangerous Things Events page for more information.

Contact Us

For more information:

For rights inquiries, please contact our agent:
Jeff Kleinman, Folio Literary Agency
or 212.400.1494