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Swallows and Amazons

Author: Arthur Ransome
Publisher: London : Red Fox, 2001.
Series: Red Fox classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Some very imaginative children spend a summer camping on an island in the middle of an English lake. They sail on the lake and pretend they are in exotic parts of the world and, as a result, have many exciting adventures. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Children's adventure fiction
Children's fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Adventure fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Ransome
ISBN: 0099427338 9780099427339 0099503913 9780099503910
OCLC Number: 47150590
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1930.
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Description: 400 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Series Title: Red Fox classics.
Responsibility: Arthur Ransome.

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