Swallows And Amazons


ISBN: 9780099503910 Author: Ransome, Arthur Publisher: Penguin Random House Children', Red Fox Publication Date: 1st December 1995 Imprint: Red Fox Cover: Paperback Pages: 416 Language: English Edition: New Edition Readership: Children - juvenile / Code: J Category: Subjects: , ,

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.

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

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