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It's a Jungle Out There!

Ron Snell

It's a Jungle Out There!

Ron Snell

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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 childhood 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 to

- Publisher Why would someone willingly forego television, amusement parks, shopping malls, and other staples of an American childhood? For Ron Snell, whose parents are missionaries, life in the U.S.A. seems like a concentration camp compared to growing up among the Machiguenga Indians in the jungles of Peru. There, Ron, or "Rani" as the Indians call him, and his siblings learn to tie a house together, eat monkeys and macaws, and make dug-out canoes.

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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 childhood 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 to
- Publisher

Why would someone willingly forego television, amusement parks, shopping malls, and other staples of an American childhood? For Ron Snell, whose parents are missionaries, life in the U.S.A. seems like a concentration camp compared to growing up among the Machiguenga Indians in the jungles of Peru. There, Ron, or "Rani" as the Indians call him, and his siblings learn to tie a house together, eat monkeys and macaws, and make dug-out canoes.
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  • Catalogue Code 236835
  • Product Code 0929292839
  • EAN 9780929292830
  • Pages 172
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Missions
  • Publisher Hannibal Books
  • Publication Date Jun 1995
  • Dimensions 213 x 139 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.231kg

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