A Scottish author of juvenile fiction who wrote more than 100 books. He was also an accomplished artist, and exhibited some of his water-colours at the Royal Scottish Academy. Contents The Coral Island (1884) Away in the Wilderness (1863) The Lonely Island: The Refuge of the Mutineers (1880) The Pirate City: An Algerine Tale (1874) The Madman and the Pirate (1883) The Gorilla Hunters (1861) The Big Otter (1887) The Battery and the Boiler (1883) Black Ivory (1873) The Rover of the Andes: A Tale of Adventure on South America (1885) Martin Rattler (1858) Charlie to the Rescue (1890) The Wild Man of the West (1863) Chasing the Sun (1864) The Iron Horse (1871) Man on the Ocean (1863) Under the Waves (1876) Deep Down (1868) The Eagle Cliff (1889) The Cannibal Islands (1869) The Buffalo Runners (1891) Hudson Bay (1912) The Madman and the Pirate (1883)- Another production for boys from the pen of their old friend, Mr. R. M. Ballantyne, and equal, in the interest attaching to these exciting adventures which boys love, to any of its predecessors. Chasing the Sun- Our Hero, Fred Temple, has risen to be a senior manager in the great Liverpool business founded by his father. But he was getting overworked and deeply tired, so one day he announced that he was taking leave for a while and was going to visit Norway in a small yacht. Under the Waves - This tale makes no claim to the character of an exhaustive illustration of all that belongs to the art of diving. It merely deals with the most important points, and some of the most interesting incidents connected therewith. In writing it I have sought carefully to exhibit the trueand to ignore the false or improbable. The Cannibal Islands- This book describes some of the voyages of Captain Cook to Tahiti and other islands in the Pacific.