This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Mafatu - This character is the main character in this book, and throughout much of the story, he is the only main character.
Kivi - This character is an albatross.
Uri - This character is a dog, and one of only two friends the Mafatu has. The relationship between the boy and his dog is a typical one in many ways.
The Eaters-of-Men - These characters who inhabit the nearby island represent to Mafatu a thing to be feared (and avoided.), so much so that he makes it a priority to...
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