Ralph, Jack And Peterkin Find Themselves The Sole Survivors Of A Shipwreck On A Deserted Coral Island In The South Pacific Although Fate Has Led Them To Temporary Safety, The Three Marooned Lads Are Forced To Carve Out A Life For Themselves From What Nature Provides They Rapidly Learn Which Fruit To Eat, Which Animals To Hunt, And Which Lagoons Are Best For Bathing Resourceful As They Are, Their Desert Island Idyll Is Often Disturbed And They Face Numerous Terrifying Threats Pirates, Sharks, Cannibalism And Local Tribes Among Them Amidst All The Chaos, The Trio Still Face The Riddle Of How To Engineer Their Rescue From Their Tropical Exile Following In Robinson CrusoeOCOs Footsteps, And Yet With Added Adventure, BallantyneOCOs Writing Is A Classic Adored By Previous Generations Of Children And Which Deserves To Be Discovered All Over Again By A Modern Audience.
R M Ballantyne was a Scottish writer of juvenile fiction.Born Robert Michael Ballantyne in Edinburgh, he was part of a famous family of printers and publishers At the age of 16 he went to Canada and where he served for six years with the Hudson s Bay Company He returned to Scotland in 1847, and published his first book the following year, Hudson s Bay or Life in the Wilds of North America Fo
- 272 pages
- The Coral Island
- R.M. Ballantyne
- 01 March 2017 R.M. Ballantyne