R. M. Ballantyne's beloved children's classic The Coral Island, first published in 1858, influenced the likes of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island and William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Here the accomplished voice-over artist Wayne Forester brings plenty of drama and energy to the tale of three boys wrecked at sea, and displays a knack for performing in different and entertaining voices. Forester’s pacing and enunciation is also spot-on, making this action-packed adventure story a great choice for kids and kids at heart.
An enduringly popular classic of children's fiction, The Coral Island tells the story of three boys stranded on a seemingly idyllic desert island. Thoughtful Ralph; clever, brave Jack; and mischievous Peterkin soon find, however, that their new home has more than a few surprises in store!
Wayne Forester's energetic reading brings this classic adventure vididly to life. The Coral Island inspired a whole genre of adventure literature, influencing Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island and William Golding's Lord of the Flies.