Far in the north, where the sun shines only part of the year, live Anak and his family. Anak lives an adventurous life as he learns to hunt seals, caribou, and walruses, faces an attacking bear, and accidentally drifts off to sea on an ice floe. In the many challenges that this Eskimo boy faces, he learns important lessons about responsibility and dependence on God.
Piet Prins (pen name for Pieter Jongeling 1909-1985) was one of the most popular Dutch authors of children books. For many years he was the editor of a Reformed Christian daily newspaper, in which he wrote most of his children’s books as serials under the name Piet Prins.