Outdoorsmanship Illustrated: A Guide to Living in the Wild

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Outdoorsmanship Illustrated: A Guide to Living in the Wild
Author: Ai Satouchi
Illustrator: Tatsuhide Matsuoka
Specifications: ISBN  978-4834002638
384 pages
13.0 x 19.0 cm / 5.1 x 7.5 in (WxH)
Category: Children & YA
Ages: 10+
Publisher: Fukuinkan Shoten Publishers, Inc.
Tokyo, 1985
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For children and adults alike, this book is filled to the brim with knowledge that comes in handy when you are out hiking or camping outdoors. Beginning with the basics, such as what kind of shoes and clothing to wear, how to pack your gear, tips for gauging the weather, and how to read maps, the text moves on to the rudiments of preparing food in the wild, some useful recipes, and a guide to edible plants, nuts, and insects; how to make a latrine; outdoor games, including games for when it rains; crafts you can make out of fallen branches, vines, and other materials at hand; contingency plans for unforeseen circumstances; first aid for injuries and sickness; and a guide to poisonous plants and mushrooms as well as plants with medicinal value?with copious illustrations throughout. At home, the book can also double as a survival guide in case of disaster.