This antiquarian book contains a fictional account of the narrator's experiences hunting whales. This delightful tale of nautical derring-do and bravery was designed as an exciting story for children. It makes for a great bedtime story full of imaginative and adventurous episodes for your little ones, and will also prove to be an amusing and fun-to-read text for parents. The chapters of this text include: 'In trouble', 'To Begin With'; 'At Sea'; 'Our First Battle'; '''Cutting In'' The Blubber and ''Trying Out'' The Oil'; 'A Storm, A Man Overboard, and a Rescue'; 'The Whale – Fighting Bulls, Etc.'; 'Tom's Wisdom – Another Great Battle'; 'Death on the Sea'; 'News From Home – A Gam, and Return Home'. This book was written by Richard Michael Ballantyne, and was first published in 1886.