Once there was, truly, a nine-year-old Norwegian boy who was trapped in a cave for four days with two goats and a kid, who...

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OLAF AND THE ECHOING CAVE

Once there was, truly, a nine-year-old Norwegian boy who was trapped in a cave for four days with two goats and a kid, who kept up his spirits by building a waterwheel for the trickle from outside, who kept his mind off killing the kid by whistling--and his scaled-to-size courage makes an affecting story if you survive the interjections (""Oh dear me, no!"") and the general condescension of the pre-cave passages. Olaf is manly and modest and doesn't need a testimonial.

Pub Date: Nov. 8, 1968

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Nov. 1, 1968