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It's a Jungle Out There! (Rani Adventures, Bk 1)
It's a Jungle Out There - Rani Adventures, Bk 1 Author:Ron Snell Book One of the Rani Adventures begins with Ron Snell's birth as the eldest child of missionary parents living in the rainforests of Peru. Colorfully depicting what it was like growing up in such surroundings, Snell has captured a wide-ranging audience ranging from homeschool children to senior citizens."I wouldn't trade my childhoo... more »d for any other," Snell writes. "Conceived in the Amazon rainforest, I learned to walk and talk among the Machiguenga Indians who, to this day, call me "Rani.""The 'Machis' were my first babysitters and friends. From them I learned to tie a house together, eat monkeys and macaws, and make dugout canoes. They laughed at my log rides down rampaging rivers and caught exotic pets for me. Life was one great adventure after another. After all, what could be more fun than perching in thorn trees at night to escape a herd of stampeding pigs?"The Machiguengas adopted me and my family into theirs. As they touched our lives we discovered what it would cost us to touch theirs."I hope this first book of the Rani Adventures will bring you laugher, tears and a new perspective on the old cliche: 'It's a jungle out there ' "« less
Pub. 1995. Missionary kid, Ron Snell gives an invigorating, engrossing account of growing up in the South American Jungles. Fun, danger, strong, loving and highly entertaining Indian friends - this book is good adventure reading. It is also good for those thinking of going into a pioneer mission situation - and for those who are thinking of going into secular pioneer situations.