- Author: Scout Association
- Format: Hardback
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
- Published: 09 May 2013
- ISBN: 9781471102486
'Drawing on the wit and wisdom of Scouts down the ages, Be Prepared contains both remarkable and reliable advice for a smoother journey through life.' Bear Grylls Are you prepared? 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 Prepared is 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.