A reissue of Willard Price's classic adventure series set in the animal kingdom
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 wrote fourteen adventure stories featuring Hal and Roger Hunt and travelled in seventy-seven countries before his death in 1983.
Price knew all the right buttons to press to excite a young reader
- exotic locations, nasty villains, wild animals and lashings of
peril -- David Barnett * Guardian *
Willard Price makes the pulse-rate soar * Independent on Sunday *