Professor William Waterman Sherman, decides to get away from the bothersom children he teaches. So he joins the San Francisco explorers club and plans to take a year long journey in a huge air balloon living in a light weight house attached to the balloon.
However, soon after he had left he crashes onto a Pacific Volcanic Island called Krakatoa. He is astonished to find people, government, and beutiful houses.
For the next few days Professor Sherman is wonderfuly confortable in his new home. But the Mountian rumbles and on Augest 26, a volcanic eruption will change things.
This report prepared by Hannah Garrett