Author: Mayne Reid
Publisher: Book Jungle
Thomas Mayne Reid (1818 ¿ 1883) was an Irish-American novelist. He wrote many adventure novels similar to those written by Robert Louis Stevenson. His adventures take place in locations such as in untamed areas in the American West, Mexico, South Africa, the Himalayas, and Jamaica. The Young Voyageurs: or Adventures in the Far Countries of the North was written for boys. In this adventure the boys travel to the fur countries of the far north meeting many of the wild creatures that inhabit the area. Boys will enjoy reading about some of the peculiar habits of the animals.