Swallows and Amazons

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Swallows and Amazons Description

For anyone who loves sailing and adventure, Arthur Ransome's classic Swallows and Amazons series stands alone. Originally published over a half-century ago, the twelve books are still eagerly read by children and adults alike – by all those captivated by the world of adventure and imagination. Such longevity is not only due to Ransome’s unparalleled gift of storytelling, but also his championing of qualities such as independence and initiative; virtues that appeal to every generation, whether young or old. Swallows and Amazons, the book that started it all in 1930, introduces the Walker family, the camp on Wild Cat Island, the able-bodied catboat Swallow, and the two intrepid Amazons, plucky Nancy and Peggy Blackett.

Arthur Ransome was a prolific writer of children's books. Born in Leeds in 1884, it was his father, a nature-loving history professor, who inspired his love of the outdoors and nurtured a passion for fishing. As a child he enjoyed active, outdoor holidays: sailing, camping and exploring the countryside. He used many of these holiday settings for his children's stories, notably the much-loved Swallows and Amazons, a book that sits comfortably in the category of ‘timeless classic’. In 1936 he won the first ever Carnegie Medal for the sixth book in the Swallows & Amazons series, Pigeon Post.

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  • Volume 1 de la série

    • Swallows and Amazons

    • Swallows and Amazons Series, Book 1
    • De : Arthur Ransome
    • Lu par : Gareth Armstrong
    • Durée : 8 h et 40 min
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    For anyone who loves sailing and adventure, Arthur Ransome's classic Swallows and Amazons series stands alone. Originally published over a half-century ago, the twelve books are still eagerly read by children and adults alike – by all those captivated by the world of adventure and imagination. Such longevity is not only due to Ransome’s unparalleled gift of storytelling, but also his championing of qualities such as independence and initiative; virtues that appeal to every generation, whether young or old.

    Prix : 15,33 €

  • Volume 2 de la série

    • Swallowdale

    • Swallows and Amazons Series, Book 2
    • De : Arthur Ransome
    • Lu par : Gareth Armstrong
    • Durée : 10 h et 24 min
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    For anyone who loves sailing and adventure, Arthur Ransome's classic Swallows and Amazons series stands alone. Originally published over a half-century ago, the twelve books are still eagerly read by children and adults alike – by all those captivated by the world of adventure and imagination. Such longevity is not only due to Ransome’s unparalleled gift of storytelling, but also his championing of qualities such as independence and initiative; virtues that appeal to every generation, whether young or old.

    Prix : 18,60 €

  • Volume 3 de la série

    Peter Duck
    A Treasure Hunt in the Caribbees
    
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    Durée : 12 h et 58 min
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  • Volume 4 de la série

    Winter Holiday 
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  • Volume 5 de la série

    Coot Club
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    Durée : 10 h et 28 min
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  • Volume 6 de la série

    Pigeon Post
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    Durée : 11 h et 11 min
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  • Volume 7 de la série

    We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea 
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    Durée : 10 h et 20 min
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    • We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea

    • Swallows and Amazons Series
    • De : Arthur Ransome
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  • Volume 8 de la série

    Secret Water
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    Durée : 11 h et 15 min
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  • Volume 9 de la série

    The Big Six
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    Durée : 11 h et 11 min
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  • Volume 10 de la série

    Missee Lee 
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    Durée : 10 h et 53 min
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  • Volume 11 de la série

    The Picts and the Martyrs 
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    Durée : 10 h et 13 min
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    • The Picts and the Martyrs

    • Swallows and Amazons Series
    • De : Arthur Ransome
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  • Volume 12 de la série

    Great Northern?
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    Durée : 11 h et 21 min
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