Be Prepared: How to Light a Wet Match and 199 Other Useful Things to Know by The Scout Association, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Be Prepared: How to Light a Wet Match and 199 Other Useful Things to Know

Be Prepared: How to Light a Wet Match and 199 Other Useful Things to Know

by The Scout Association
     
 

'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

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'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

ISBN-13:
9781471102486
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster UK
Publication date:
06/03/2013
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,042,188
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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