PRECUBBING TITLES

 
British Edition (1916)
5" x 7 1/4"
BSA Edition (1918-1928)
5" x 7 1/4"
1913 B-P Draft Notes
Butte Montana (1920)
4" x 6 1/2"
Piedmont Council (1923) The Cub Book (1924)
Bites for "Cub" Honors (1925)
3 5/8" x 4 1/2"
Handbook for Cubs (1924-1928)
4 1/4" x 5 7/8"
Handbook for Cubs
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Wolf-Cub's Handbook - 1916 - Written by Baden-Powell and published December 2, 1916. The first Cub Book, designed for boys from 9-12 years. Elements were taken from Kipling's Jungle Book. 230 pages.

BSA Edition - 1918-1928 - An American reprint sold by BSA to interested parties. "Price 50¢" in the lower left corner. Two variations are known: one with 1918 on the title page, and one with 1928. 230 pages.

Butte Montana Handbook - 1920 - An adaptation of "The Wolf Cub's Handbook" by John Whitney, Assistant Scout Executive of Butte, Montana. Adapted for American boys, and selling for 5¢ a copy. 12 pages.

Boy Pioneers of America - 1923 - Written by George Keneipp of the Piedmont Council. One of the few Cubbing experiments not based on Kipling's Jungle Book.

The Cub Book - 1924 - Printed September 1924 by Earle A. Sterling, District Cubmaster, Omaha, NE. Approved for experimental use by Chief Scout Executive James E. West.

Bites for "Cub" Honors - This book came from the estate of a man who was known to work on the Culver staff in the summer of 1925.

Handbook for Cubs - 1924-1928 - Written by the Honolulu Council, but authorized for use in other places. The text refers to the BSA but the badges are all British badges. 27 pages.