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Ransome, Arthur 1884-1967

Overview
Works: 542 works in 1,934 publications in 4 languages and 31,633 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Adventure stories  Records and correspondence  Anecdotes  Drama  Folklore 
Roles: Translator, Illustrator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler
Classifications: PZ7.R175, 398.21
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Publications about Arthur Ransome
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Publications by Arthur Ransome, published posthumously.
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The fool of the world and the flying ship : a Russian tale by Arthur Ransome( Book )
26 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,851 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 )
115 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,022 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
Russia in 1919 by Arthur Ransome( file )
13 editions published between 1919 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,609 libraries worldwide
The crisis in Russia by Arthur Ransome( file )
22 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in English and held by 1,488 libraries worldwide
Old Peter's Russian tales by Arthur Ransome( Book )
72 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,201 libraries worldwide
Twenty-one fairy tales told by Old Peter to his two grandchildren
Swallowdale by Arthur Ransome( Book )
57 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,076 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 )
64 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 902 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 )
48 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 851 libraries worldwide
A group of vacationers hunts for a lost gold mine and avoids a mysterious man they refer to as "squashy hat," with the help of their carrier pigeons, Homer, Sophocles, and Sappho
Winter holiday by Arthur Ransome( Book )
45 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 786 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of two groups of children who spend a winter holiday by a great lake next to the mountains
Oscar Wilde; a critical study by Arthur Ransome( Book )
70 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 763 libraries worldwide
Coot club by Arthur Ransome( Book )
38 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 738 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 )
31 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and held by 719 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 )
44 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 700 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
Missee Lee by Arthur Ransome( Book )
41 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 682 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 )
40 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 679 libraries worldwide
The two Blackett sisters are allowed to stay at Beckfoot on their own with their trusty cook while their mother goes sailing on the North Atlantic. What has the makings of an adventure is soon ruined by the arrival of their great aunt
Great Northern? by Arthur Ransome( Book )
30 editions published between 1930 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Grade level: 7, 8, 9, e, i, s
Peter Duck by Arthur Ransome( Book )
38 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 544 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
Little daughter of the snow by Arthur Ransome( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 485 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 403 libraries worldwide
Bohemia in London by Arthur Ransome( Book )
20 editions published between 1907 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
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
רנסום, ארתור 1884-1967
רענסאם, ארטהור
רענסאָם, אַרטהור 1967־1884
ランサム, アーサー
ランソム
Languages
English (853)
French (5)
German (2)
Estonian (1)
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