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  • The Picts and the Martyrsby Arthur Ransome

    RHCP 2011; US$ 11.27

    The dreaded Great Aunt has invited herself to stay with Nancy and Peggy just as their friends Dick and Dorothea arrive for the Summer holiday. Nancy and Peggy have to become Martyrs, wearing dresses and reading poetry (but breaking out at night), while Dick and Dorothea become Picts, secret inhabitants of the country who must never let themselves be... more...

  • Six Weeks in Russia, 1919by Arthur Ransome

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 15.44

    But for Swallows and Amazons , some of Arthur Ransome's earlier writings would be better known. The extraordinary success Ransome achieved as a children's writer, from the 1930's until his death in 1967, perhaps inevitably eclipsed his earlier work, but in the case of his two books and pamphlet on the Russian revolutions of 1917 and the tumultuous... more...

  • Swallowdaleby Arthur Ransome

    Random House 2012; US$ 11.27

    '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... more...

  • Swallows and Amazonsby Arthur Ransome

    Random House 2012; US$ 11.27

    '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... more...

  • Peter Duckby Arthur Ransome

    Random House 2012; US$ 9.86

    ?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... more...

  • Winter Holidayby Arthur Ransome

    Random House 2012; US$ 9.86

    '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... more...

  • Coot Clubby Arthur Ransome

    Random House 2013; US$ 11.27

    ?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... more...

  • Pigeon Postby Arthur Ransome

    Random House 2013; US$ 11.27

    ?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... more...

  • We Didn't Mean To Go To Seaby Arthur Ransome

    Random House 2014; US$ 11.27

    'Like to spend a night in the Goblin? ? The Swallows are staying on the Suffolk coast while they wait for their father to return home from China. But although the harbour is bursting with bobbing yachts, barges and steamers, this year there's no chance of any sailing for the landlocked Swallows. That is until they rescue young Jim Brading and his... more...

  • Secret Waterby Arthur Ransome

    Random House 2014; US$ 11.27

    'You ? ll start with a blank map, that doesn ? t do more than show roughly what ? s water and what isn ? t ? When the Walker family?s holiday plans are ruined by Daddy having to work, the whole summer seems lost at sea. But a dull holiday for the children is too miserable to bear so their parents hatch a plan. The Swallows are to be marooned on... more...