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We didn't mean to go to sea

Author: Arthur Ransome
Publisher: London : Red Fox, 2001.
Series: Swallows and Amazons.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While on holiday in East Anglia, four children, whose previous sailing experience is limited to dinghies, accidentally drift out to the North Sea after the rising tide causes their cutter to drag anchor. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Children's fiction
Adventure fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Ransome
ISBN: 0099427222 9780099427223
OCLC Number: 47150656
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1937.
Description: 416 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Swallows and Amazons.
Responsibility: Arthur Ransome.

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'Now Susan,' Mother said, 'And you too, John. No night sailing. And back the day after tomorrow. Within twenty-four hours John, Susan, Titty and Roger find themselves fighting a night gale in the  Read more...

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