Offers tips on how to find the perfect campsite, recipes for cooking delicious outdoor food, instructions on putting up a tent, toasting marshmallows, suggestions for games to play and songs to sing around the campfire.
Inspired by children's adventure annuals of the 1950s, "Campfire Companion" is a marvellously evocative book filled with a plethora of a campfire miscellany. Here you'll find tips on how to find the perfect campsite, recipes for cooking delicious outdoor food, instructions on putting up a tent, toasting marshmallows, suggestions for games to play and songs to sing around the campfire. Woven in between learning how to construct a tepee or fashioning your own campsite kitchen are wonderful literary extracts on the delights of camping.
David Baird is a prolific author who has written books on a wide range of subjects. His ten titles in the successful 1000 Paths series have been translated into multiple languages and have sales figures of over six million copies. His recent books for MQ Publications include 1000 Great Movie Moments, Movie Monsters and Things to do Now that you're a Dad. He is also a musician, composer and theatre director.
Table of Contents
Introduction, 'The flicker of the campfire', Dear mom, Scout vespers, Breakfast tortillas, Life around the campfire, Camp coffee, Chuck Wagon etiquette, Beach parties, Scout jamboree, Campfire wood, Tall tales, How to make kitchen equipment, Little Women, 'On top of spaghetti', Denominational camps, Corn chowder, The modern camper, The high schoool boys in summer camp, Star gazing, 'We are the red men', The Camp fire girls at Long Lake, Campfire science, Campfire baked apples, Huckleberry Finn, Find a good campsite, 'Taps', Campfire entertainment, 'Morning in camp', Forest fires, Baden-Powell and boy scouts, How to build a bank canoe, 'Zum Gali, Gali', The Tepee, Twisted willow campfire bread, Indian flat breads, The sacred pipe, Be prepared, 'The camp', Pork 'n' Beans, How to start a fire, Anna Karenina, Backyard camping, 'The Truce of the bear', Make a simple tepee, Smoke signals, Indian blankets, Campfire side skills, Birdcalls, Indoor camping for kids, 'The land of story books', Davy Crockett, David Crockett: His Life Adventures, Campfire Corn, The Wind in the Willows, Whole red snapper, Reading the river, Summer camps, Cmping club, The little bush maid, Campfire cocoa, Girl Scouts, Campfire girls: in the woods, Barbecue chicken, World famous song, 'Ging gang gooli', First aid, Etiquette and environment, How to make quick shelters, 'Waltzing Matilda', Explorers and trappers, The Swiss Family Robinson, Cooking over wood, Toasting marshmallows, How to fish, Fish hooks, Family camping.
Campfire Handbook by David Baird
Used - Very Good
Octopus Publishing Group
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