Be Prepared

How to light a wet match and 199 other useful things to know

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About The Book

'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.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (May 9, 2013)
  • Length: 208 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471102486

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