This is the second book in the Bomba the Jungle Boy series following „Bomba the Jungle Boy”. It is a series of adventure books produced aby the Stratemeyer Syndicate between 1926 and 1938 in a youthful imitation of the highly successful Tarzan series by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Bomba is kind of a mixture of Tarzan and Mowgli. He is an orphaned boy who lives in the jungle. A common theme of the Bomba books is that Bomba, because he is white, has a soul that is awake, while his friends, the dark-skinned natives, have souls that are sleeping. In this case he has to rescue some white travelers from a band of headhunters and other dangers, and at the same time try to investigate his heritage and discover who his parents were. Strongly recommended this book for every teenager who wants to discover the exciting world of reading adventure fiction and for their parents!