John McCann, is the author of the first book ever written exclusively on building survival kits. It was published by Krause Publication (now KP Books), April, 2005. It is a 6" x 9" soft cover book with 192 pages and over 150 photographs. The foreword is by Ron Hood of Hoods Woods, who had over 35 years experience in teaching survival. An emergency can arise at anytime. Now everyone from the average commuter to the risk-taking sportsman can benefit from a survival kit. Each kit is described with a list of components, a picture of the finished product, and a discussion of each component and its value. The book advocates careful planning and building a personalized kit specifically tailored to each outing or possible emergency. Readers will learn about the nine component categories: Fire & Light, Signaling, Navigation, Water & Food, Shelter & Protection, Knives & Tools, Multi-purpose Items, and Miscellaneous Items. Armed with the kit-building techniques found in this book, You Will Be Prepared To Survive!