Swallows and Amazons

Swallows and Amazons Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 9781448139835
Year 2012-08-02
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Random House
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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 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.

Swallows and Amazons CDs

Swallows and Amazons CDs Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 0955052904
Year 1930
Pages
Language en
Publisher
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Set in England's Lake District in the 1930s, "Swallows and Amazons" is the rollicking story of four young children--John, Susan, Titty and Roger--who embark on an island adventure in their boat, the Swallow. Upon arriving, the friends are besieged by Amazon pirates, Nancy and Peggy, who claim ownership of the land. Luckily, the Swallows and Amazons soon call a truce and set off together on wild escapades, camping under open skies, swimming, fishing, and exploring. This deluxe hardcover edition of Arthur Ransome's charming tale will find a treasured spot in many home libraries as well as transport children to a real-life Neverland, a fantastical place where they can roam freely without an adult in sight.

Swallows and Amazons

Swallows and Amazons Author Neil Hannon
ISBN-10 1848422377
Year 2011
Pages 116
Language en
Publisher Nick Hern Books
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Arthur Ransome's famous and much-loved children's classic is brought thrillingly to life in Helen Edmundson's wonderfully theatrical adaptation, with ‘delightfully catchy and often witty' (Telegraph) songs by Neil Hannon of The Divine Comedy When John, Susan, Titty and Roger are granted their wish to set sail on their beloved boat Swallow, they know it will be the summer holiday of a lifetime. But their adventure truly begins when they encounter Nancy and Peggy, the self-proclaimed Amazon Pirates, and the dastardly Captain Flint.

Missee Lee

Missee Lee Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 1567921965
Year 2001-01-01
Pages 349
Language en
Publisher David R. Godine Publisher
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A perennial favorite. The original cast sails the South China Sea under Captain Flint, only to be sunk by pirates and saved by the formidable Missee Lee. Latin saves the day.

Swallows Amazons and Coots

Swallows  Amazons and Coots Author Julian Lovelock
ISBN-10 0718844661
Year 2017-05-30
Pages
Language en
Publisher
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A full-length critical study of Arthur Ransome's twelve 'Swallows and Amazons' novels, aimed at both the general reader and undergraduate and postgraduate students of children's literature.

Great Northern

Great Northern Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 9781448191055
Year 2015-03-05
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Random House
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Flat on his front, binoculars to his eyes, alone at dusk, Dick makes a remarkable discovery: two rare birds, never before seen in the British Isles. Captain Flint and his crew decide to consult an expert to confirm the discovery. But when the man they ask turns out to have his collector’s eye on the birds’ eggs, not to mention skins, an enjoyable voyage around the Outer Hebrides becomes a desperate race to save the birds, and themselves...

Focus on Comprehension

Focus on Comprehension Author Louis Fidge
ISBN-10 0174202946
Year 2014-11-01
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher Nelson Thornes
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Focus on Comprehension offers three levels of differentiated activities designed to help children develop a wide range of comprehension skills. Already a popular solution for SATs comprehension practice, this new program follows the range of texts and objectives required by the National Literacy Strategy Framework for Teaching.

Discovering Swallows Ransomes

Discovering Swallows   Ransomes Author John Berry
ISBN-10 1850588147
Year 2004-05-01
Pages 191
Language en
Publisher Sigma Press
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This is a unique collection of rare experiences, enterprise and adventure that gives an insight into the unusual attributes of Arthur Ransome and the exceptional characters to be found in his books.

Swallowdale

Swallowdale Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 9781448139842
Year 2012-08-02
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher Random House
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'Ahoy! Ahoy! Swallows! Ahoy!' Have you ever sailed in a boat or built a camp? Have you caught trout and cooked it yourself? The four Swallows, John, Susan, Titty and Roger return to the lake full of such plans and they can't wait to meet up with Nancy and Peggy, the Amazon Pirates. When the Swallow is shipwrecked and the Amazon's fearsome Great-Aunt makes decides to make a visit their summer seems ruined. Then they discover a wonderful hidden valley and things take a turn for the better... BACKSTORY: Discover the real Swallowdale, swot up on seafaring and learn all about the adventurous author.

Winter Holiday

Winter Holiday Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 0099599945
Year 2015-10-22
Pages 484
Language en
Publisher Vintage Classics
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Winter holidays can be just as fun as summer with the Swallows and Amazons! "'You know what it's like. Dark at teatime and sleeping indoors: nothing ever happens in the winter holidays.'" Or so Nancy thinks. Then the lake ices over completely and the Swallows and Amazons, along with Dick and Dorothea -- 'the D's' -- plan a race to find the North Pole. How will they reach it if they can't sail? By sledges of course! But when a blizzard blows up and there is a mix up about signals, the D's disappear into the Arctic night. Disaster looms. Can the Swallows and Amazons save their friends?"

Coot Club

Coot Club Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 9781448161447
Year 2013-03-07
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Random House
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‘Let fly jib sheet! Slack away main! Fenders out!’ Dick and Dorothea – also known as The Ds – arrive in Norfolk all ready to learn how to sail. They couldn’t hope for a better teacher than Tom Dudgeon. But Tom is in a spot of trouble. After seeing the beastly Margoletta moored clean across the nests of his beloved coots, Tom set the motorcruiser adrift. Now the enemy have offered a bounty on his head. Can they save the birds’ nest from almost certain destruction? Will they avoid being caught by the awful Hullabaloos? Only some brave friends and quick thinking stands between them and disaster... Includes exclusive material: In ‘The Backstory’ you can test your knowledge of the book, learn about the adventurous author and get some handy facts about birds and boats. Vintage Children’s Classics is a twenty-first century classics list aimed at 8-12 year olds and the adults in their lives. Discover timeless favourites from The Jungle Book and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to modern classics such as The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Peter Duck

Peter Duck Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 9781448155293
Year 2012-09-06
Pages 608
Language en
Publisher Random House
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‘Why do they call him Black Jake? Is it because of his hair?’ Titty asked. ‘Because of his heart’ said Peter Duck The Swallows and Amazons, as well as Captain Flint and the ancient able seaman Peter Duck, set sail on the Wild Cat bound for the Channel. But they are shadowed by the Viper, manned by none other than Black Jake - a beastly pirate with a dark plan. Can the children race ahead and uncover the buried treasure before the pirate? Can they survive storms, earthquakes, crabs and even a waterspout and make it home? BACKSTORY: Find out if you would be a good sailor aboard the Wild Cat and learn all about the real location that inspired the author.