Swallows and amazons book set
Swallows and AmazonsThe Swallows and Amazons series of children's books by Arthur Ransome is named after the title of the first book in the series. The 12 books involve adventures by groups of children during school vacations, mostly in England and Scotland , between the two World Wars. The stories revolve around outdoor activities, especially sailing. The series remains popular for its idyllic, yet often realistic, depiction of childhood and the interplay between youthful imagination and reality. It is part of the basis for a large tourist industry in the Lake District and Norfolk Broads , where many of the books are set.
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I bought these books as the price was great, they are to read to my little boy when he is a bit older. I have fond memories of being read the stories by my Mum, so want him to share in the delights and adventures. The quality of the books looks good. User Heart Menu Basket. Home Swallows and Amazons Collection - 6 Books.
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Swallows and Amazons Series. Book 1., From: Peter Harrington.
The Swallows and Amazons series is a series of twelve children's books by English author Arthur Ransome , named after the title of the first book in the series and set in the Interwar period. The twelve books involve adventures by groups of children, almost all during the school holidays and mostly in England, but including four sailing trips that go outside England. The stories revolve around outdoor activities, especially sailing. Literary scholar Peter Hunt said he believes the series " The series remains popular today. It contributes to the tourist industry in the Lake District  and Norfolk Broads areas of England, where many of the books are set.