Rain Forest

Rain Forest

by Armstrong Sperry
Publisher: Macmillan
©1947, Item: 88091
Hardcover, 190 pages
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A journey of thousands of miles from San Francisco to the jungles of New Guinea would seem an extraordinary vacation to most boys of fourteen, but to Chad Powell it was not unusual, for his father was an ornithologist and he had joined him in many strange and faraway places. Now Mr. Powell was deep in the Rain Forest looking for a rare specimen of the bird of paradise and Chad was eager to be with him.

Unexpected events kept Mr. Powell from meeting his son at Port Moresby, so arrangements were made for Chad to proceed to the jungle with the famed A.C.'s (Armed Constabulary), an expedition which led into high adventures among treacherous jungle passes, wild creatures and the dreaded Kukuk-Kukus, a fierce tribe of wild natives. With his new friend Natua, the son of the native leader, Chad has many narrow escapes and exciting adventures. Before the story is told we find Chad safely with his father, the famed "King of Saxony" in hand, and best of all, with a good and trusted new friend, Natua.

Here is an adventure story with a strange and colorful jungle background, but more than that, it is the tale of two boys who find race and language no difficulties no barriers to a fast friendship and an exciting adventure.

from the dust jacket

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