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Book Review: Swallowdale

Swallowdale is the second book in the Swallows and Amazons series by Arthur Ransome.

John, Susan, Titty and Roger return for another summer adventure, camping in the hills and sailing in the Lake District. 387 more words


Full House Reading Challenge - Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome

Genre: Children’s, Classics

Narrative Style: Third Person

Rating: 3/5

Published: 1930

Format: Paperback

Synopsis: The Walker children are given permission to camp on an island in the middle of a lake (somewhere in the Lake District.) They are looking forward to some adult-free adventure so when they spot another boat flying a pirate flag, they expect there will be war. 336 more words

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Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome

Swallows and Amazons  is an adventure story. It’s set in the Lake District.

It’s all about these four children, who are on holiday in a farmhouse by a big lake.There names are John, Susan, Titty and Roger. 83 more words

Arthur Ransome

Thank-You to all the Marathon Readers

A few days have passed now since the marathon reading, and I thought I would write a post to thank all the marathon readers for their great good humour and powers of endurance on Sunday. 195 more words

Swallows And Amazons

A "We're Not Learning Anything" Holiday

We have just returned from a holiday in the Lake District where they were most decidedly NOT going to be doing any learning. According to the children. 321 more words


10 Books Set in the English Countryside

Give me a story set in an English village, inundated with curious characters and gentle descriptions of nature and musings about life- and you have me sold. 811 more words

Book Review: Swallowdale

Swallowdale (Swallows and Amazons, #2) 
by Arthur Ransome

5 out of 5 stars on Goodreads

Just as wonderful reading it for the second or third time! 94 more words