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Ten R.M.Ballantyne Adventure Stories, Including (Complete and Unabridged): Hudson Bay, the Coral Island (Illustrated), the Dog Crusoe and His Master,
     

Ten R.M.Ballantyne Adventure Stories, Including (Complete and Unabridged): Hudson Bay, the Coral Island (Illustrated), the Dog Crusoe and His Master,

by R. M. Ballantyne
 
R.M.Ballantyne is possibly the greatest writer of children's adventure stories. He is most famous for his work "The Coral Island", but wrote more than a hundred stories. Because of a mistake he made in The Coral Island, in which he gave an incorrect thickness of coconut shells, he subsequently travelled all over the world to gain ensure his stories were accurate and

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R.M.Ballantyne is possibly the greatest writer of children's adventure stories. He is most famous for his work "The Coral Island", but wrote more than a hundred stories. Because of a mistake he made in The Coral Island, in which he gave an incorrect thickness of coconut shells, he subsequently travelled all over the world to gain ensure his stories were accurate and carefully researched. For example, he served for as a London fireman while researching "Fighting the Flames" and for "Deep Down" he spent time with the tin miners of Cornwall. In this Collection, ten of his best known and loved stories are included, complete and unabridged. They are:

Hudson Bay,
The Coral Island (illustrated),
The Dog Crusoe and his Master,
Away in the Wilderness,
Fast in the Ice,
The Lifeboat,
Post Haste,
My Doggie and I,
The Madman and the Pirate and
The Pirate City

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781781393628
Publisher:
Benediction Books
Publication date:
01/16/2013
Pages:
1002
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.06(d)

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