Mark Twain (1835-1910) was an American writer, journalist, and publisher. Among his most famous novels are "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and its sequel, "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn". Most of his finest work includes many genres such as humor, satire, and philosophical fiction. As a sequel to "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," "Tom Sawyer Abroad" tells the story of how Tom, Huck, and Jim decided to travel to Africa in a hot air balloon to see the world's greatest wonders like the Pyramids. There they encounter various dangers, including thieves, lions, and even fleas! Like in "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn", Huck Finn tells the whole story in first-person.