Light shelfwear to edges and boards. DJ protected with mylar. Pages tight and clean. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket and ffep removed. 215 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1962. ISBN: 0. A compelling story of courage and survival. The setting is a rugged and isolated timber area, where seven children and their schoolmistress are exploring caves for aboriginal drawings when a violent storm suddenly breaks. Amid hailstones and torrents of driving rain, the children find themselves separated from their teacher-and cut off from all other adult help as well.