Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1932 POR - Book Lover Badge

From the following lists read six books, and be able to tell the examiner about them:
Any book written by Lewis Carroll, Mrs Ewing, Mrs Molesworth, Ethel Nesbitt, Marryat, Hugh Lofting, and Cherry Kearton.
Or
The Jungle Book and Just So Stories (Kipling), The Little Duke (Charlotte Yonge), Winnie the Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner (A. A. Milne), Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales, The Princess and the Goblin, and The Princess and Curdie (George MacDonald), Black Beauty (Sewell), Selections from The Golden Staircase (Louey Chisholm).
1935 POR - Book Lover Badge

From the following lists read six books, and be able to tell the examiner about them:
Any book written by Lewis Carroll, Mrs Ewing, Mrs Molesworth, Ethel Nesbitt, Marryat, Hugh Lofting, and Cherry Kearton.
Or
The Jungle Book and Just So Stories (Kipling), The Little Duke (Charlotte Yonge), Winnie the Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner (A. A. Milne), Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales, The Princess and the Goblin, and The Princess and Curdie (George MacDonald), Black Beauty (Sewell), Selections from The Golden Staircase (Louey Chisholm).

1938 POR - Book Lover Badge


From the following lists read six books, and be able to tell the tester about them: 

Any book written or edited by Ethel Nesbitt, Lewis Carroll, Charlotte Yonge, A. A. Milne, Arthur Ransome, Frances Pitt (Animal Friendships Series); 

or

The Story of Red Deer (Fortescue), Heidi (Johanna Spyri), The Secret Garden (F. H. Burnett), Young Fu (Elizabeth F. Lewis), Children of the New Forest (Marryat), Poems for Children (Walter de la Mare), Sajo and Her Beaver People (Grey Owl), Peter and Wendy (Barrie), The Jungle Book (Kipling).

1939 POR - Book Lover Badge


From the following lists read six books, and be able to tell the tester about them: 

Any book written or edited by Ethel Nesbitt, Lewis Carroll, Charlotte Yonge, A. A. Milne, Arthur Ransome, Frances Pitt (Animal Friendships Series); 

or

The Story of Red Deer (Fortescue), Heidi (Johanna Spyri), The Secret Garden (F. H. Burnett), Young Fu (Elizabeth F. Lewis), Children of the New Forest (Marryat), Poems for Children (Walter de la Mare), Sajo and Her Beaver People (Grey Owl), Peter and Wendy (Barrie), The Jungle Book (Kipling).

1943 POR - Book Lover Badge


From the following lists read six books, and be able to tell the tester about them:

Any book written or edited by Ethel Nesbitt, Lewis Carroll, Charlotte Yonge, A. A. Milne, Arthur Ransome, Frances Pitt (Animal Friendships Series); 

or

The Story of the Red Deer (Fortescue), Heidi (Johanna Spyri), The Secret Garden (F. H. Burnett), Young Fu (Elizabeth F. Lewis), Children of the New Forest (Marryat), Poems for Children (Walter de la Mare), Sajo and Her Beaver People (Grey Owl), Peter and Wendy (Barrie), The Jungle Book (Kipling).



1947 POR - Book Lover Badge


From the following lists read six books, and be able to tell the tester about them: 

Any book written or edited by Ethel Nesbitt, Lewis Carroll, Charlotte Yonge, A. A. Milne, Arthur Ransome, Frances Pitt (Animal Friendships Series);

The Story of the Red Deer (Fortescue), Heidi (Johanna Spyri), The Secret Garden (F. H. Burnett), Young Fu (Elizabeth F. Lewis), Children of the New Forest (Marryat), Poems for Children (Walter de la Mare), Sajo and Her Beaver People (Grey Owl), Peter and Wendy (Barrie), The Jungle Book (Kipling).

1950 POR - Book Lover Badge


From the following lists read six books, and be able to tell the tester about them: 

Any book written or edited by Ethel Nesbitt, Lewis Carroll, Charlotte Yonge, A. A. Milne, Arthur Ransome, Frances Pitt (Animal Friendships Series);

The Story of the Red Deer (Fortescue), Heidi (Johanna Spyri), The Secret Garden (F. H. Burnett), Young Fu (Elizabeth F. Lewis), Children of the New Forest (Marryat), Poems for Children (Walter de la Mare), Sajo and Her Beaver People (Grey Owl), Peter and Wendy (Barrie), The Jungle Book (Kipling).

1953 POR - Book Lover Badge


From the following lists read six books, and be able to tell the tester about them:

Any book written or edited by Ethel Nesbitt, Lewis Carroll, A. A, Milne, Arthur Ransome, Frances Pitt (Animal Friendships Series), Elizabeth Goudge, Noel Streatfield, Pamela Brown;

or

The Story of the Red Deer (Fortescue), Heidi (Johanna Spyri), The Secret Garden (F. H. Burnett), Young Fu (Elizabeth F. Lewis), Children of the New Forest (Marryat), Poems for Children (Walter de la Mare), Salo and Her Beaver People (Grey Owl), Peter and Wendy (Barrie), The Jungle Book (Kipling), For Your Delight (Fowler), The Little Grey Men (B. B.), Down the Bright Stream (B. B.), The Wonderful Adventure of Nils (Selma Legerlof), Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame), Stars and Primroses (Verse), Magic Lanterns (Verse).

Be able to tell the tester how books should be cared for.

1957 POR - Book Lover Badge


1) Read six books from the following list, and be able to tell the tester about them: 

The Story of the Red Deer (Fortescue), Heidi (Johanna Spyri), The Secret Garden (F. H. Burnett), Young Fu (Elizabeth F. Lewis), Children of the New Forest (Marryat), Poems for Children (Walter de la Mare), Salo and Her Beaver People (Grey Owl), Peter and Wendy (Barrie), The Jungle Book (Kipling), For Your Delight (Fowler), The Little Grey Men (B. B.), Down the Bright Stream (B. B.), The Wonderful Adventure of Nils (Selma Legerlof), Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame), Stars and Primroses (Verse), Magic Lanterns (Verse).

Any book written or edited by Ethel Nesbitt, Lewis Carroll, A. A, Milne, Arthur Ransome, Frances Pitt (Animal Friendships Series), Elizabeth Goudge, Noel Streatfield, Pamela Brown;

2) Know how to take care of books.

1960 POR - Book Lover Badge


1) Read six books from the following list, and be able to tell the tester about them: 

The Story of the Red Deer (Fortescue), Heidi (Johanna Spyri), The Secret Garden (F. H. Burnett), Young Fu (Elizabeth F. Lewis), Children of the New Forest (Marryat), Poems for Children (Walter de la Mare), Salo and Her Beaver People (Grey Owl), Peter and Wendy (Barrie), The Jungle Book (Kipling), For Your Delight (Fowler), The Little Grey Men (B. B.), Down the Bright Stream (B. B.), The Wonderful Adventure of Nils (Selma Legerlof), Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame), Stars and Primroses (Verse), Magic Lanterns (Verse).

Any book for children written or edited by Ethel Nesbitt, Lewis Carroll, A. A, Milne, Arthur Ransome, Frances Pitt (Animal Friendships Series), Elizabeth Goudge, Noel Streatfield, Pamela Brown;

2) Know how to take care of books.

1961 (July) POR - Booklover Badge


1) Read six books from the following list, and be able to tell the tester about them: 

The Story of the Red Deer (Fortescue), Heidi (Johanna Spyri), The Secret Garden (F. H. Burnett), Young Fu (Elizabeth F. Lewis), Children of the New Forest (Marryat), Poems for Children (Walter de la Mare), Salo and Her Beaver People (Grey Owl), Peter and Wendy (Barrie), The Jungle Book (Kipling), For Your Delight (Fowler), The Little Grey Men (B. B.), Down the Bright Stream (B. B.), The Wonderful Adventure of Nils (Selma Legerlof), Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame), Stars and Primroses (Verse), Magic Lanterns (Verse).

Any book for children written or edited by Ethel Nesbitt, Lewis Carroll, A. A, Milne, Arthur Ransome, Frances Pitt (Animal Friendships Series), Elizabeth Goudge, Noel Streatfield, Pamela Brown;

2) Know how to take care of books.

1963 (February) POR Amendments - Booklover Badge


1) Read six books from the following list, and be able to tell the tester about them: 

The Story of the Red Deer (Fortescue), Heidi (Johanna Spyri), The Secret Garden (F. H. Burnett), Young Fu (Elizabeth F. Lewis), Children of the New Forest (Marryat), Salo and Her Beaver People (Grey Owl), Peter and Wendy (Barrie), The Jungle Book (Kipling), For Your Delight (Fowler), The Little Grey Men (B. B.), Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame), The Borrowers Series (M. Norton), Scandinavian Legends and Folk Tales (Gwyn Jones), The Forest is My Kingdom (Janet Carruthers), Tiger in the Bush (Nancy Chauncy).

Also any book for children written or edited by Lewis Carroll, A. A, Milne, Arthur Ransome, Frances Pitt (Animal Friendships Series), Noel Streatfield, Walter de la Mare, Eleanor Farjeon, Meindert DeJong, C.S. Lewis;

2) Know how to take care of books.

1964 (March) POR - Booklover Badge


1) Read six books from the following list, and be able to tell the tester about them: 

The Story of the Red Deer (Fortescue), Heidi (Johanna Spyri), The Secret Garden (F. H. Burnett), Young Fu (Elizabeth F. Lewis), Children of the New Forest (Marryat), Salo and Her Beaver People (Grey Owl), Peter and Wendy (Barrie), The Jungle Book (Kipling), For Your Delight (Fowler), The Little Grey Men (B. B.), Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame), The Borrowers Series (M. Norton), Scandinavian Legends and Folk Tales (Gwyn Jones), The Forest is My Kingdom (Janet Carruthers), Tiger in the Bush (Nancy Chauncy).

Also any book for children written or edited by Lewis Carroll, A. A, Milne, Arthur Ransome, Frances Pitt (Animal Friendships Series), Noel Streatfield, Walter de la Mare, Eleanor Farjeon, Meindert DeJong, C.S. Lewis;

2) Know how to take care of books.

1965 (July) POR - Booklover Badge


1) Read six books from the following list, and be able to tell the tester about them: 

The Story of the Red Deer (Fortescue), Heidi (Johanna Spyri), The Secret Garden (F. H. Burnett), Young Fu (Elizabeth F. Lewis), Children of the New Forest (Marryat), Salo and Her Beaver People (Grey Owl), Peter and Wendy (Barrie), The Jungle Book (Kipling), For Your Delight (Fowler), The Little Grey Men (B. B.), Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame), The Borrowers Series (M. Norton), Scandinavian Legends and Folk Tales (Gwyn Jones), The Forest is My Kingdom (Janet Carruthers), Tiger in the Bush (Nancy Chauncy).

Also any book for children written or edited by Lewis Carroll, A. A, Milne, Arthur Ransome, Frances Pitt (Animal Friendships Series), Noel Streatfield, Walter de la Mare, Eleanor Farjeon, Meindert DeJong, C.S. Lewis;

2) Know how to take care of books.

1973 Brownie Handbook - Book Lover Badge


1) Read six books and tell the tester about them.  Before you start, you must ask the tester to approve of the authors of the books you have chosen.

2) Make a list of any other books you have enjoyed reading.

3) Show that you know how to take care of books; mend an old book; cover a new one to keep it clean; and make a bookmark.

1980 Brownie Handbook - Book Lover Badge


1) Read six fiction books by different authors and tell the tester about them.   You must give the tester a list of the titles two weeks before the test.

2) Make a list of any other books you have enjoyed reading.

3) Show that you know how to cover a new book to keep it clean.  Make a bookmark.

4) Show how to use a simple book of reference and the index of a book.

1983 Brownie Handbook - Book Lover Badge

1) Make a list of at least six books you have enjoyed and talk to the tester about them.
2) With the help of the tester choose four other books and when you have finished them tell the tester about them.
3) Show that you know how to cover a new book to keep it clean.  Make a bookmark.
4) Show how to use a simple book of reference and the index of a book.

1987 Brownie Badge Book - Book Lover Badge


1) Make a list of at least six books you have enjoyed and talk to the tester about them.

2) With the help of the tester choose four other books and when you have finished them tell the tester about them.

3) Show that you know how to cover a new book to keep it clean.  Make a bookmark.

4) Show how to use a simple book of reference and the index of a book.

1989 Brownie Badge Book - Book Lover Badge

1) Make a list of at least six books you have enjoyed and talk to the tester about them.
2) With the help of the tester choose four other books and when you have finished them tell the tester about them.
3) Show that you know how to cover a new book to keep it clean.  Make a bookmark.
4) Show how to use a simple book of reference and the index of a book.

1991 Brownie Badge Book - Booklover Badge


1) Make a list of six or more books you have enjoyed reading.  Talk to the tester about them.

2) With the help of the tester choose four other books to read.  When you have finished them, talk to the tester about them.

3) Show that you know how to cover a new book to keep it clean.  Make a book mark.

4) Show how to use a simple reference book and an index.

1994 Brownie Badge Book - Booklover Badge


1) Make a list of six or more books you have enjoyed reading.  Talk to the tester about them.

2) With the help of the tester choose four other books to read.  When you have finished them, talk to the tester about them.

3) Show that you know how to cover a new book to keep it clean.  Make a book mark.

4) Show how to use a simple reference book and an index.

1995 Brownie Badge Book - Booklover Badge

1) Make a list of six or more books you have enjoyed reading.  Talk to the tester about them.
2) With the help of the tester choose four other books to read.  When you have finished them, talk to the tester about them.
3) Show that you know how to cover a new book to keep it clean.  Make a book mark.
4) Show how to use a simple reference book and an index.
2009 Brownie Badge Book - Booklover Badge

1) Make a list of four books that you have enjoyed.  Discuss them with the tester.
2) With the tester choose two more books by different authors.  When you have finished them, talk about them with the tester.
3) Show that you can care for a book, for example how to;
* Cover a new book to keep it clean.
* Use a book sleeve.
* Place and remove a book from a shelf.
* Store books.
* Turn pages.
4) Make a bookmark for a friend or relative.
5) Show how to use a reference book, including the contents and index.
6) Know where your local library is and know its opening times.  Make a poster showing some of the things you can borrow from the library.
2013 Brownie Badge Book - Booklover Badge

1) Make a list of four books that you have enjoyed.  Discuss them with the tester.
2) With the tester choose two more books by different authors.  When you have finished them, talk about them with the tester.
3) Show that you can care for a book, for example how to:
* cover a new book to keep it clean
* use a book sleeve
* place and remove a book from a shelf
* store books
* turn pages.
4) Make a bookmark for a friend or relative.
5) Show how to use a reference book, including the contents and index.
6) Know where your local library is and know its opening times.  Make a display showing some other things you can borrow from the library.
2016 Brownie Badge Book - Booklover Badge

1) Make a list of four books that you have enjoyed.  Discuss them with the tester.
2) With the tester choose two more books by different authors.  When you have finished them, talk about them with the tester.
3) Show that you can care for a book, for example how to:
* cover a new book to keep it clean
* use a book sleeve
* remove a book from a shelf and place it back
* store books
* turn pages.
4) Make a bookmark for a friend or relative.
5) Show how to use a reference book, including the contents and index.
6) Now where your local library is and know its opening times.  Make a display showing some of the things you can borrow from the library.

2019 (July) Badge Finder - Booklover Badge


1. Make a list of four books that you have enjoyed. Discuss them with the tester.

2. With the tester choose two more books by different authors. When you have finished them, talk about them with the tester.

3. Show that you can care for a book, for example how to:

  • Cover a new book to keep it clean
  • Use a book sleeve
  • Remove a book from a shelf and place it back 
  • Store books
  • Turn pages

4. Make a bookmark for a friend or relative.

5. Show how to use a reference book, including the contents and index.

6. Know where your local library is and know its opening times. Make a display showing some of the things you can borrow from the library.

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