It fits in a pocket, but its 128 pages are full of helpful hints on such topics as travel insurance, pupils' behaviour or the role of volunteers.
"Trips and Visits Pocketbook" can be used for more than practical planning.
It provides basic training for the novice, reminders for the experienced and reassurance for the nervous. Checklists and guidelines fall into place within a broader scheme of friendly discussion about how and why we take children to farms, museums, historic sites or outdoor centres. Trips and Visits Pocketbook, pound;6.99; www.teacherspocketbooks.co.uk