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The kids show off their pluck in Swallows and Amazons

The Walker four and the Blackett pair are most definitely British kids floating around in their boats on the lake they reluctantly share in Swallows and Amazons… 289 more words


Weekly round up... Half term here we come...

“Your child is now half of their way through their reception year”


It’s the beginning of our first half term holiday without the husbandface in his sprint collapse rhythm. 950 more words

Life On The Journey

Book Review: Winter Holiday

Winter Holiday is the fourth novel in the Swallows and Amazons series by Arthur Ransome*.

*The third book, Peter Duck, is one of the metafictional books of the series because it is a story created by the children and narrated from their perspective. 466 more words


Sophie Neville Fan Mail

Sophie Neville has received loads of letters since the publication of her memoir, ‘The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)‘, but we thought we’d share this lovely one from Catharine, a young fan. 11 more words


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

Book Reviews

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