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Sailing days : stories and poems about sailors and the sea

Author: Amy McKay
Publisher: Woodbridge : ACC Children's Classics, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a collection of selections, poems, and stories about sailing ships, shipwrecks, pirates, sailors' legends, and other aspects of life aboard ship, by Herman Melville, Edward Lear, J.D. Wyss, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literary collections
Children's stories, English
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy McKay
ISBN: 185149703X 9781851497034
OCLC Number: 42444789
Description: 127 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Messing about in boats : casting off and setting sail --
2. All at sea : adventures under full sail --
3. Let not the deep swallow me up : storm, shipwreck and survival --
4. The terror of the seas : pirates, mutiny and murder --
5. Sailors' lore : superstitions and legends of the sea.
Responsibility: compiled by Amy McKay.

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