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Swallows and Amazons #02: Swallowdale

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Publisher Comments:

For anyone who loves sailing and adventure, Arthur Ransome's classic Swallows and Amazons series stands alone. Originally published in the UK over a half century ago, these books are still eagerly read by children, despite their length and their decidedly British protagonists. We attribute their success to two facts: first, Ransome is a great storyteller and, second, he clearly writes from first-hand experience. Independence and initiative are qualities any child can understand and every volume in this collection celebrates these virtues.Swallowdale (originally published in 1931) is the second title in Arthur Ransome's classic series for children, for grownups, for anyone captivated by the world of adventure and imagination. It follows the Walker family and friends through a shipwreck, a camp on the mainland, a secret valley and cave, and a thrilling mountain hike.

Synopsis:

The second title in Arthur Ransome's classic series for children, for grownups, for anyone captivated by the world of adventure and imagination. Swallowdale (originally published in 1931) follows the Walker family and friends through a shipwreck, a camp on the mainland, a secret valley and cave, and a trek through the mountains. Swallows and Amazons Forever The story is crowded with useful hints on sailing and camping; is exciting but not sensational, funny but never ludicrous; in fact it is a perfect book for children of all ages, and better reading for the rest of us than are most novels.? ?Times Literary Supplement Anyone over seven and under seventy who loves the real country will enjoy the book, and it is an excellent read-aloud book for various ages.? ?The Boston Transcript

Product Details

ISBN:
9781455854295
Publisher:
Brilliance Corporation
Subject:
General-General
Author:
Ransome, Arthur
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English

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Children's » Action and Adventure » Adventure Stories
Children's » Sports and Outdoors » Sports Fiction » Camping and Outdoor Activities

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"Synopsis" by , The second title in Arthur Ransome's classic series for children, for grownups, for anyone captivated by the world of adventure and imagination. Swallowdale (originally published in 1931) follows the Walker family and friends through a shipwreck, a camp on the mainland, a secret valley and cave, and a trek through the mountains. Swallows and Amazons Forever The story is crowded with useful hints on sailing and camping; is exciting but not sensational, funny but never ludicrous; in fact it is a perfect book for children of all ages, and better reading for the rest of us than are most novels.? ?Times Literary Supplement Anyone over seven and under seventy who loves the real country will enjoy the book, and it is an excellent read-aloud book for various ages.? ?The Boston Transcript
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