Book :: Swallows and Amazons

Swallows and Amazons
By: Arthur Ransome
Pages: 352
Published: 1930
Genre(s): Childrens
Rating: (2)


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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. But their days are disturbed by the Blackett sisters, the fierce Amazon pirates. The Swallows and Amazons decide to...

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I read this to complete the BBC 100---and then ordered the following books in the series!

Mar 24th, 2018

LeFrench LeFrench

Brilliant book - I started not expecting to enjoy it at all, but ended the book loving it, and wanting to know more.

Sep 23rd, 2013

Swallows and Amazons appears on these lists...

77th on Books You Can't Live Without by The Guardian

57th on The Big Read by BBC