Swallows and Amazons

Swallows and Amazons Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 9781448139835
Release 2012-08-02
Pages 528
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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.



The Making of Swallows and Amazons 1974

The Making of Swallows and Amazons  1974 Author Sophie Neville
ISBN-10 9780718845896
Release 2017-05-25
Pages 266
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In 1973 Sophie Neville was cast as Titty alongside Virginia McKenna, Ronald Fraser and Suzanna Hamilton in the film Swallows & Amazons. Made before the advent of digital technology, the child stars lived out Arthur Ransome’s epic adventure in the great outdoors without ever seeing a script. Encouraged by her mother, Sophie Neville kept a diary about her time filming on location in the lakes and mountains of Cumbria. Bouncy and effervescent, extracts from her childhood diary are interspersed among her memories of the cast and crew as well as photographs, maps and newspaper articles, offering a child’s eye view of the making of the film from development to premiere – and the aftermath.



Swallows and Amazons

Swallows and Amazons Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:154109113
Release 1942
Pages 375
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Swallows Amazons and Coots

Swallows  Amazons and Coots Author Julian Lovelock
ISBN-10 9780718844653
Release 2016-11-30
Pages 238
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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.



Missee Lee

Missee Lee Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 1567921965
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 349
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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 and Amazons for Ever

Swallows and Amazons for Ever Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 0099964201
Release 1993-07-01
Pages 392
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Contains "Coot Club" and "The Big Six"



In Search of Swallows Amazons

In Search of Swallows   Amazons Author Roger Wardale
ISBN-10 1850588392
Release 2006
Pages 127
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Using diaries of Ransome and his wife, journals of his friends and Ransome's own notes, Roger Wardale has pieced together the story of how Swallows and Amazons and its Lake District successors came to be written.



Missee Lee Swallows and Amazons for Ever based on Information Supplied by the Swallows and Amazons

Missee Lee   Swallows and Amazons for Ever  based on Information Supplied by the Swallows and Amazons Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 OCLC:171060105
Release 1941
Pages 336
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Swallows and Amazons

Swallows and Amazons Author Lakes Artivist
ISBN-10 0957148534
Release 2012
Pages 19
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Camping and Tramping Swallows and Amazons

Camping and Tramping  Swallows and Amazons Author Hazel Sheeky
ISBN-10 OCLC:798252381
Release 2012
Pages 229
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For many in Britain, the interwar period was a time of significant social, political and cultural anxiety. In the aftermath of the First World War, with British imperial power apparently waning, and with the politics of class becoming increasingly pressing, many came to perceive that traditional notions of British, and particularly English, identity were under challenge. The interwar years saw many cultural responses to the concerns these perceived challenges raised, as seen in H. V. Morton's In Search of England (1927) and J. B. Priestley's English Journey (1934). The sense of socio-cultural crisis was also registered in children's literature. This thesis will examine one significant and under-researched aspect of the responses to the cultural anxieties of the inter-war years: the 'camping and tramping' novel. The term 'camping and tramping' refers to a sub-genre of children's adventure stories that emerged in the 1930s. These novels focused on the holiday leisure activities - generally sailing, camping and hiking - of largely middle-class children in the British (and most often English) countryside. Little known beyond Arthur Ransome's 'Swallows and Amazons' novels (1930-1947), this thesis undertakes a full survey of camping and tramping fiction, developing for the first time a taxonomy of this sub-genre (chapter one). It also investigates the cultural meanings of the principal activities that quickly became characteristic of camping and tramping novels (chapter two). Besides this survey and accompanying analysis, this thesis also undertakes a thorough examination of the contexts of camping and tramping fiction. It firmly situates camping and tramping novels within the socio-cultural debates and anxieties from which they emerged and with which they continually engaged. Chapter three concentrates on how camping and tramping fiction responded to the challenges posed by the democratisation of leisure and particularly demands for more open access to the countryside. Chapter four is also focused on exploration of the land, but examines the novels through the lens of contemporary colonial and cartographic discourses. Chapter five turns to consider more specifically the maritime traditions with which camping and tramping fiction engaged, in particular Ransome's 'Swallows and Amazons' series. It is argued throughout this thesis that camping and tramping fiction responded to perceived challenges to Britishness by creating a powerful myth of nationhood as rooted in rural and, maritime traditions. This reformulation sought to manage changes to national identity by endorsing largely middle-class social and cultural agendas and validating middle-class values. This thesis argues for the cultural significance of camping and tramping fiction, something previously largely unnoticed. These novels were fully engaged in the social, cultural and political debates of the time and, as such, can be viewed as both reflecting contemporary cultural anxieties and as helping to construct new narratives of national identity.



Great Northern

Great Northern Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 9781448191055
Release 2015-03-05
Pages 528
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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...



Swallowdale

Swallowdale Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 9781448139842
Release 2012-08-02
Pages 640
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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.



Pigeon Post

Pigeon Post Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 9781448161454
Release 2013-03-07
Pages 544
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‘Barbecued billygoats!’ Can you imagine finding gold? That’s just what the Swallows and Amazons and Dick and Dorothea decide to hunt for in the hills high above the lake. But it’s a hot and dry summer and water is in scarce supply. Worse still for the troubled campers, they have competition: Squashy Hat. Anybody can see he is a prospector. And talk about squashy hats! The children have never seen squashier. Just who is he and what sort of traps is he laying? Using pigeons to carry messages, braving dangerous mines and fires, the Swallows, Amazons and D’s Mining Company must stake their claim before their dreaded rival... Includes exclusive material: In ‘The Backstory’ you can test your knowledge of the book and learn all about homing pigeons! 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.



Discovering Swallows Ransomes

Discovering Swallows   Ransomes Author John Berry
ISBN-10 1850588147
Release 2004-05-01
Pages 191
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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.



Winter Holiday

Winter Holiday Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 0099599945
Release 2015-10-22
Pages 484
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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?"



A Swallows and Amazons Colouring Book

A Swallows and Amazons Colouring Book Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:432435245
Release 2005*
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Peter Duck

Peter Duck Author Arthur Ransome
ISBN-10 9781448155293
Release 2012-09-06
Pages 608
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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.