A legendary adventure story of how Mafatu, the son of the Great Chief of Hikueru, a Polynesian race who worships courage, conquers his fear of the sea and proves he isn't a coward. 1941 Newbery Medal; ALA Notable Children's Book.
lalala34, February 27, 2008 (view all comments by lalala34)
i thought the book was marvelous. for some reason it just got my attention and i loved it! i told my friends about it and they were wondering how i got so excited over one little book! i loved it! good job armstrong perry! =]
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