By Arthur Ransome
The last word children's vintage - lengthy summer season days full of adventure.
John, Susan, Titty and Roger sail their boat, Swallow, to a abandoned island for a summer time tenting journey. Exploring and enjoying sailors is an experience in itself however the island holds extra pleasure in shop. fierce Amazon pirates, Nancy and Peggy, problem them to battle and a summer season of battles and alliances ensues.
'My adolescence easily do not have been an identical with out this publication. It created a complete global to discover, person who lasted lengthy within the mind's eye after the ultimate web page have been read' - Marcus Sedgwick
(Originally released in 1930)
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Com (background). com/Adam Korzekwa (square frame). A. WAS LIFE BACK IN EARLY WHAT AMERICA REALLY LIKE? Let’s take a look at some of the gross things from the past—including smells, bugs, diseases, clothing, and hair. These alone will make you realize . . you couldn’t stand to be there.
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Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome