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Through Central Borneo, by Carl Lumholtz By FishesEye Publishing
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A thrilling travel tale from the unexplored jungles and highlands of Borneo. Lumholtz braves wild animals, tropical diseases and warlike tribes including the Dayaks, to discover their secret... More > traditions and religious beliefs. Adventures with poison blow-pipes, snakes, robbers and headhunters! Compiled in PDF format for easy portable reading, with a hyperlinked index and links to recommended further reading. "Head-hunting raids may include assaults on kampongs, but very often they are cowardly attacks on small groups of unsuspecting people, men, women, and children. The heads thus secured appear to be as highly valued as those acquired under more heroic conditions. The fact is also noteworthy that the heads of Malays are appreciated, but, with few exceptions, not those of white people. Several times I heard of Malay rattan or rubber gatherers who had been disposed of in that way. The head is severed by one stroke."< Less
Corporal Ron's Borneo Warrior Rescue By Sandra S C Arthur
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Corporal Ron’s Borneo Warrior Rescue is an adventure story that should appeal to boys aged 10+, as well as eco-warriors. It is a unique, fast-paced story about a fascinating country and a long... More > forgotten “secret” war. Featuring Ron, a Royal Air Force radio operator, working amongst the Dayaks of Borneo, the story follows the perilous mission that Ron and two young warriors undertake through the rainforest. Along the way they must each face challenges while learning about the others cultures and the ways of the jungle. This story is also a great introduction to one of our rare rainforests: Borneo and its people, flora and fauna. This well-researched war-time story has drama, wit and fun. Information panels, at the end of each section, highlight the plight of the endangered species such as orang utans. The story is a work of fiction, but was written as a tribute to the author's father. Readers of all ages will find this a vivid, informative and enjoyable book. Supporting Help for Heroes charity.< Less
Vignettes from a Year in Borneo: Local People and Conservation By Carol J. Pierce Colfer
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This book describes the author's experience with her family in Danau Sentarum National Park, in the center of Borneo. She and her husband were working with communities there to manage an area of... More > flooded forests. The book introduces the people and the area, and describes the joys and frustrations of working with NGOs, consulting firms, government and local communities.< Less
Vignettes from a Year in Borneo: Local People and Conservation By Carol J. Pierce Colfer
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This book describes the author's experience with her family in Danau Sentarum National Park, in the center of Borneo. She and her husband were working with communities there to manage an area of... More > flooded forests. The book introduces the people and the area, and describes the joys and frustrations of working with NGOs, consulting firms, government and local communities.< Less
Radio Ron's Postcards from Borneo : Crocodile Attack By Sandra S C Arthur
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Ebook with audio for ipad/iphone. Illustrations by Lisa Williams. Radio Ron's Postcards from Borneo series. This book also includes games, puzzles and suggested classroom activities as well as a... More > fun illustrated short story set in the jungle. An ideal adventure book for children under 9 years. It follows the curious story of "Radio Ron", as he takes a journey down a rainforest river, with Borneo's Dayak tribes-people. This is a hilariously amusing picture book that will appeal to children, young and old. At the same time learn interesting facts about the unique and endangered animals of Borneo (orangutans) and review parent and educator notes, at the back, for an educational experience with your children. This ebook includes sound effects/music and narration for a lively reading experience. This book supports Orangutan Charities. Stories based on a similar theme for older children, also exist. To obtain copy of a special Classroom Activity kit, visit the author's website for details.< Less
Radio Ron's Postcards from Borneo - Crocodile Attack (hardcover) By Sandra S C Arthur
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Illustrations by Lisa Williams. Radio Ron's Postcards from Borneo series. An ideal adventure book for children under 9 years. It follows the curious story of "Radio Ron", as he takes a... More > journey down a rainforest river, with Borneo Dayak tribes-people. This a hilariously amusing picture book that will appeal to children, young and old. At the same time, learn interesting facts about the unique and endangered animals of Borneo (orangutans) and review parent and educator notes, at the back, for a lively reading and educational experience with your children. This book also includes games, puzzles and suggested classroom activities. This story includes many of the high frequency words children learn between reception and year 4. There are also a number of “word builders” to help your child increase their vocabulary. This book supports Orangutan Charities. Stories based on a similar theme for older children, also exist. Download your free classroom kits at http://www.SandraArthurBooks.com< Less
Radio Ron's Postcards from Borneo:Crocodile Attack By Sandra S C Arthur
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Illustrations by Lisa Williams. Radio Ron's Postcards from Borneo series. An ideal adventure book for children under 9 years. It follows the curious story of "Radio Ron", as he takes a... More > journey down a rainforest river, in Borneo, with Dayak tribes-people. This a hilariously amusing picture book that will appeal to children, young and old. At the same time, learn interesting facts about the unique and endangered animals of Borneo (orangutans) and review parent and educator notes, at the back, for a lively reading and educational experience with your children. This book also includes games, puzzles and suggested classroom activities. This story includes many of the high frequency words children learn between reception and year 4. There are also a number of “word builders” to help your child increase their vocabulary. This book supports Orangutan Charities. Stories based on a similar theme for older children, also exist. Download your free classroom kits at http://www.SandraArthurBooks.com< Less
Radio Ron's Postcards from Borneo:Crocodile Attack (pdf) By Sandra S C Arthur
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Illustrations by Lisa Williams. Also exists as an epub (with audio). Radio Ron's Postcards from Borneo series. An ideal adventure book for children under 9 years. It follows the curious story of... More > "Radio Ron", as he takes a journey down a rainforest river, with Borneo's Dayak tribes-people. This is a hilariously amusing picture book that will appeal to children, young and old. At the same time learn interesting facts about the unique and endangered animals of Borneo (orangutans) and review parent and educator notes, at the back, for a lively reading and educational experience with your children. This book also includes games, puzzles and suggested classroom activities. The story includes many of the high frequency words children learn between reception and year 4. There are also a number of “word builders” to help your child increase their vocabulary. This book supports Orangutan Charities. Download your free classroom kits at www.SandraArthurBooks.com< Less
Radio Ron's Postcards from Borneo : Orang Utan to the Rescue! By Sandra S C Arthur
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eBook/pdf format. Illustrations by Lisa Williams. An ideal, early reader mini-book, for children under 8 years. It follows the curious story of "Radio Ron" as he takes a journey, down a... More > Rainforest River, with Dayak tribes-people. At the same, learn interesting facts about the unique animals of Borneo and review parent and educator notes, at the back, for a lively reading and educational experience with your children. Find out about the critically endangered species living in Borneo, such an orang utans. Also available as a printed mini-book for little hands. These books support Orangutan Charities. Will be offered as epub ebook. Other titles exist - please support us and review in the same series our wonderful audio ebook - Crocodile Attack and our junior fiction novel, Cpl Ron's Borneo Warrior Rescue. Visit our website www.SandraArthurBooks.com to learn more and to claim your free classroom activity kits.< Less
Pagan Tribes of Borneo (Vol 1) by Charles Hose & William McDougall By FishesEye Publishing
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A fascinating insight into the lives, customs, magical beliefs and superstitions of fierce, stone-age jungle tribes, for all fans of true-life adventures, ethnology and anthropology. The authors,... More > Charles Hose and William McDougall, were founders of modern anthropology. Compiled in PDF format for easy portable reading, with a hyperlinked index, and links to recommended further reading. Illustrated with vintage photos, prints and postcards. "It seems not impossible that the practice of taking the heads of fallen enemies arose by extension of the custom of taking the hair for the ornamentation of the shield and sword-hilt. It seems possible that human hair was first applied to shields in order to complete the representation of a terrible human face, which, as we have seen, is commonly painted on the shield, and which is said to be valued as an aid to confusing and terrifying the foe...."< Less

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