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Ransome, Arthur 1884-1967

Works: 390 works in 1,936 publications in 21 languages and 32,087 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Adventure stories  Records and correspondence  Drama  Anecdotes  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Illustrator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Compiler, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.R175, 398.21
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The fool of the world and the flying ship : a Russian tale by Arthur Ransome( Book )
34 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 4,064 libraries worldwide
When the Czar proclaims that he will marry his daughter to the man who brings him a flying ship, the Fool of the World sets out to try his luck and meets some unusual companions on the way
Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome( Book )
159 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,102 libraries worldwide
Originally published in the UK in 1930, this book 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. Set in the English Lake District in the period between the two World Wars, when the world was a safer and simpler place. The children have fun sailing, camping, fishing, swimming and enjoying piratical exploits on an uncharted lake
Old Peter's Russian tales by Arthur Ransome( Book )
82 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,183 libraries worldwide
Twenty-one fairy tales told by Old Peter to his two grandchildren
Swallowdale by Arthur Ransome( Book )
85 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,050 libraries worldwide
The Walker family endures a shipwreck, discovers a secret cave and valley, builds a camp on the mainland, and goes hiking in the mountains
We didn't mean to go to sea by Arthur Ransome( Book )
78 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 933 libraries worldwide
While on vacation 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
Pigeon post by Arthur Ransome( Book )
60 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 847 libraries worldwide
Reunited for the summer, the Swallows and Amazons search for a lost gold mine in the hills above the lake and face many dangers including a forest fire, unsafe tunnels and a rival prospector
Winter holiday by Arthur Ransome( Book )
63 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of two groups of children who spend a winter holiday by a great lake next to the mountains
Coot club by Arthur Ransome( Book )
46 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 735 libraries worldwide
Dorothy and Dick have an adventure in the English countryside, involving frantic chases, calamitous boat collisions, and the attempts of their friends to protect nesting birds from rude holiday boaters
The big six : a novel by Arthur Ransome( Book )
38 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 729 libraries worldwide
Six friends, in the last days of their summer vacation on England's watery Norfolk Broads, determine to find out who is constantly setting boats adrift along the river, especially when they become the chief suspects
Secret water by Arthur Ransome( Book )
46 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 709 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of the five Walker children after their parents leave them on a "desert island" with provisions for a long stay and a blank map to fill in
Oscar Wilde; a critical study by Arthur Ransome( Book )
67 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 697 libraries worldwide
This book contains a critical study on the life, letters and works of Oscar Wilde
Great Northern? by Arthur Ransome( Book )
37 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 641 libraries worldwide
The story of a desperate rate at the end of a successful voyage in a sea-going yacht in Hebridean waters to save a pair of rare birds, not previously known to nest in the British Isles, from the clutches of an egg-collector who would destroy the nest and steal credit for its discovery
Missee Lee by Arthur Ransome( Book )
42 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
When their boat is burned and they are cast adrift in the South China Sea, Titty, Roger, Peggy, John, Nancy, Susan, and Captain Flint make their way to land only to find themselves the captives of the redoubtable Missee Lee, one of the last pirates operating off the China coast
The Picts and the Martyrs, or, Not welcome at all by Arthur Ransome( Book )
45 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 600 libraries worldwide
The two Blackett sisters are to stay at Beckfoot on the lakeshore with their cook, but when their great aunt hears of the abandonment, she's on the next train
Peter Duck by Arthur Ransome( Book )
40 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 545 libraries worldwide
The Swallows and Amazons with Captain Flint in charge, assisted by able seaman Peter Duck, depart on the Wild Cat, a two-masted schooner to search for buried treasure
Russia in 1919 by Arthur Ransome( Book )
63 editions published between 1919 and 2000 in 9 languages and held by 534 libraries worldwide
Little daughter of the snow by Arthur Ransome( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Childless and sad, an elderly Russian man and his wife watch the village children playing in the snow. One day they decide to make their own little snow girl. Much to their amazement, her eyes start to shine, her hair turns black, and she comes alive! But, as Little Daughter of the Snow tells them, she isn't quite like other children: she plays outside all day and night, and eats ice porridge for breakfast. Arthur Ransome's poignant retelling of the classic Russian fairy tale carries a strong message about the true value of love. Tom Bower's stylish illustrations update the story for today's young readers
A night in the Luxembourg by Remy de Gourmont( Book )
17 editions published between 1912 and 1926 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Bohemia in London by Arthur Ransome( Book )
22 editions published between 1907 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Turn-of-the-century London was fertile ground for aspiring artists and writers, and in this 1912 volume, English author and journalist Arthur Ransome provides a fascinating firsthand view of London's artistic subculture in this period. Ransome "make[s] real on paper the strange, tense, joyful and despairing, hopeful and sordid life that is lived in London by young artists and writers" through vivid depictions of Chelsea art studios, Soho coffeehouses, tavern crawls, and numerous other amusements, occupations, and haunts of avant-garde London. With stylized illustrations and richly descriptive text, Bohemia in London brings this unique side of early twentieth-century London to life
The crisis in Russia by Arthur Ransome( Book )
25 editions published between 1921 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 244 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Arthur Ransome brit író
Arthur Ransome britischer Schriftsteller
Arthur Ransome écrivain britannique
Ransamu, Āsā 1884-1967
Ransome, A. 1884-1967
Ransome, A. M. 1884-1967
Ransome, Arthur M. 1884-1967
Ransome, Arthur Michell
Ransome, Arthur Michell 1884-1967
Ransome, Arthur Mitchell
Ransome Arthur Mitchell 1884-1967
Ransome, Arturas.
Ransome, Arturas 1884-1967
Rensom, Arṭhur 1884-1967
Rensoms, Arturs 1884-1967
Рэнсом, Артур
ארתור רנסום
רנסום, ארתור 1884-1967
רענסאם, ארטהור
רענסאָם, אַרטהור 1967־1884
아서 랜섬
ランサム, アーサー
English (926)
Czech (43)
German (20)
Spanish (14)
French (14)
Hungarian (14)
Japanese (9)
Yiddish (7)
Swedish (7)
Polish (6)
Italian (5)
Danish (4)
Finnish (3)
Lithuanian (2)
Dutch (2)
Arabic (1)
Armenian (1)
Estonian (1)
Church Slavic (1)
Korean (1)
Latvian (1)
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