Swallows and Amazons

'Swallows and Amazons for ever!' Rediscover this classic tale of adventure. The Walker children - also known as Captain John, Mate Susan, Able-Seaman Titty, and Ship's Boy Roger - set sail on the Swallow and head for Wild Cat Island.

Swallows and Amazons

Swallows and Amazons

'Swallows and Amazons for ever!' The Walker children - also known as Captain John, Mate Susan, Able-Seaman Titty, and Ship's Boy Roger - set sail on the Swallow and head for Wild Cat Island. There they camp under open skies, swim in clear water and go fishing for their dinner. But their days are disturbed by the Blackett sisters, the fierce Amazon pirates. The Swallows and Amazons decide to battle it out, and so begins a summer of unforgettable discoveries and incredible adventures. BACKSTORY: Crack the Swallow's code and learn all about the adventurous author.

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Swallows and Amazons
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Arthur Ransome
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-02 - Publisher: Random House

'Swallows and Amazons for ever!' The Walker children - also known as Captain John, Mate Susan, Able-Seaman Titty, and Ship's Boy Roger - set sail on the Swallow and head for Wild Cat Island. There they camp under open skies, swim in clear water and go fishing for their dinner.
Winter Holiday
Language: en
Pages: 395
Authors: Arthur Ransome
Categories: Amazons (Fictitious characters : Ransom)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Random House

'Well,' said Nancy, 'You know what it's like. Dark at teatime and sleeping indoors: nothing ever happens in the winter holidays.'Nothing - except a polar expedition, full of mountain rescues, blizzards, igloos, ice sailing and heroic work amidst the frozen wastes. For Dick and Dorothea, newcomers to the lake, meeting
Coot Club
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Arthur Ransome
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-30 - Publisher: Random House

Tom Dudgeon has cast off a motor cruiser from its moorings to protect a coot's nest, but now the cruiser is searching high and low for him - even offering a reward. Tom accepts an invitation for a week's cruise to teach his new friends, Dick and Dorothea how to
Missee Lee
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Arthur Ransome
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-02 - Publisher: Random House

‘So long,’ called the harbourmaster. ‘Don’t run into Missee Lee!’ The Swallows, Amazons and Captain Flint don’t pay much heed to the harbourmaster’s friendly warning as they set off for China. They are on a round-the-world voyage aboard the Wild Cat and it’s been plain sailing for a hundred ports.
In Search of Swallows & Amazons
Language: en
Pages: 127
Authors: Roger Wardale
Categories: English fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Sigma Press

Using diaries of Ransome and his wife, journals of his friends and Ransome's own notes, Roger Wardale has pieced together the story of how Swallows and Amazons and its Lake District successors came to be written.

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