I'd give my 15-year-old son James May's How to Land an A330 Airbus... It's a really funny book.
Mandatory lavatory reading for a nation of men
'James May is the best thing ever to come out of Top Gear'
'Smart, sharply written'
'The most loveable of the Top Gear presenting trio . . . there's a sharp and interesting mind under the corduroy. Fascinating.'
His tongue-in-cheek technical explanations here will have you howling with laughter.