Books are like portals to another world, allowing us to walk in another person’s shoes for a while and see how they fit. Get lost in the pages, and see where you end up.
How to earn your badge:
Make a list of at least six books you have read or used recently.
Books you have read on an e-reader count too.
Name the authors of your books.
Tell your leader or other Cubs something about three of your books. At least one book should be fiction and one should be non-fiction.
Show that you know how to care for your books and know the benefits a library can bring to people who enjoy reading.
Show that you can use a dictionary and a thesaurus.
You could show that you can use visual (pictorial), verbal, printed, or online dictionaries or thesauruses.
Write a review of your favourite book and share it with your Sixer, an Explorer Scout Young Leader or your Cub Leader.
Requirements can be adapted to suit each young persons abilities. See our guidance on flexibility.