Author(s): Willard Price
Willard Price's rip-roaring adventures are given a new lease of life in this stunning new two-in-one package. In Arctic Adventure, Hal and Roger Hunt are asked by their father to find unusual animals for his collection. In this harsh, freezing environment, they befriend Olrik, a young Inuit and Roger develops a friendship with Nanook, a polar bear. They survive killer whales, grizzly bears and a wild storm but an evil man may turn out to be the deadliest threat the boys have to face. In Safari Adventure, the boys are hot on the trail of a dangerous gang of poachers when they join forces with Mark Crosby, the warden of the Tsavo national park in Kenya. The gang are systematically butchering the park's magnificent wildlife and Hal and Roger must track down the poachers' elusive leader, Blackbeard, before they too become victims. Author Bio Willard Price was born in 1887 in Peterborough, Ontario. he held a special interest for natural history, ethnology and exploration and made numerous expeditions for the American Museum of Natural History and the National Geographic Society. He went on to edit various magazines on travel and world affairs and spent six years working in Japan as foreign correspondent for New York and London newspapers. He travelled in seventy-seven countries before his death in 1983.