Swallows & Amazons

Ransome, Arthur

£7.99

To John, Susan, Titty and Roger, simply being allowed to use the boat to go camping on the island is adventure enough. They find themselves under attack from the fierce Amazon Pirates, Nancy and Peggy. And so begins a summer of battles and discovery.

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Description

The ultimate children’s classic – long summer days filled with adventure.

John, Susan, Titty and Roger sail their boat, Swallow, to a deserted island for a summer camping trip. Exploring and playing sailors is an adventure in itself but the island holds more excitement in store. Two fierce Amazon pirates, Nancy and Peggy, challenge them to war and a summer of battles and alliances ensues.

‘My childhood simply would not have been the same without this book. It created a whole world to explore, one that lasted long in the imagination after the final page had been read’ – Marcus Sedgwick

Additional information

Weight 266 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 24 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

416

Language

English

Edition

New Edition

Dewey

823.912 (edition:22)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J