If you are looking for a starter gun for your child then the Keystone Sporting Arms LLC Crickett Bolt Action Rifle is the gun you are looking for. The Crickett rifle is specifically designed with the beginning shooter in mind. This is a compact, light weight, single shot bolt action with excellent safety features. It requires manual cocking and has a rebounding firing pin block to prevent an unintentional discharge. But really this is an excellent rifle for backpackers, trappers, campers, gun clubs and youth clubs. It can be used for ranch and farm duties or for pest and varmint control. As a further guarantee of the exceptional quality of this rifle, a lifetime warranty is offered against defects in material and workmanship.