James Otis Kaler, known under pen name James Otis, was an American journalist and author of children’s literature, published over the books for young readers. The adventure, patriotic biographies and historical books that had great appeal for boy readers, were intended for classroom use and became the classic of children's education literature.
“With the Swamp Fox” is a children’s novel first published in 1889, represented the story of the American Revolution. Narrated by the perspective of young Robert Sumter who with his twin brother serves to American General Francis Marion in South Carolina, the novel shows to readers the private life aspects against the background of real historical events.
Enjoy the great example of adventure children’s fiction that had resounding success at that time and still remains nowadays!