Be Prepared : How to light a wet match and 199 other useful things to know, Hardback Book

Be Prepared : How to light a wet match and 199 other useful things to know Hardback



'Drawing on the wit and wisdom of Scouts down the ages, Be Preparedcontains both remarkable and reliable advice for a smoother journey through life.' Bear Grylls Are youprepared?

Do you know the right way to hold an eel, wield an axe or string a hammock?

Do you have the skills to survive in the wild, predict the weather or shine at a party?

If the answer to any of these is no, then this is the book for you.

Jam-packed with gems old and new, this compendium will delight readers of all ages.

You don't need to have been a Scout to enjoy advice on being an intrepid traveller, preventing a sneeze or vaulting a fence.

Gleaned from over a hundred years of Scouting heritage, Be Preparedis quirky, surprisingly useful and most of all fun.

Whether you're an adventurer for real or an adventurer at heart, you'll find this a fascinating treasure trove of ideas and practical know-how.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 208 pages, 100 b-w illustrations throughout
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
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  • Category: Reference works
  • ISBN: 9781471102486



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