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Swallows & Amazons

Arthur Michell Ransome

Swallows & Amazons

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Published by JonathanCape in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. 1931.

Statementillustrated by the author with help from Nancy Blackett.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13904470M


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'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.

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In he won the first ever Carnegie Medal for his book, Pigeon Post.4/5(36). The crew of the Swallow spend an adventurous summer on an English lake. Originally published in the UK inthis book introduces the Walker family, the camp on Wild Cat Island, the able-bodied catboat "Swallow," and the two intrepid Amazons, plucky Nancy and Peggy Blackett.

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Arthur Ransome was a prolific writer of children's books/5(18).