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The author really does know how to write for children: in other words, he writes of what he himself delights in and so pleases without any effort both young and old. --The Nation
This book is both silvery present and golden retrospect. All that is tedious and sullen and deceptive vanishes in its sunniness as clouds vanish in the tempered air of a summer day. . . We think that the book will last, too, from edition unto edition. --Saturday Review
There is plenty of excitement, a little danger, a quality of thinking, planning and fun which is delightful and stimulating. --Times Literary Supplement
Shortlisted for the Keith Barker Millennium Children?s Books Award.
Aboard the Swallow, John, Susan, Titty and Roger find themselves under attack from the fierce Amazon Pirates, Nancy and Peggy. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
A classic novel, the title of this book does not give much away about the real story, in fact the Swallows and Amazons are two groups of siblings, and much of the story is set on... Read morePublished 11 days ago by J Neville
I read this when I was a youngster, and it has not lost anything with time. Bravo!Published 1 month ago by Christopher Wick
all 10 to 12 year olds must read this, to give them a sense of adventure and wonder in the world at largePublished 1 month ago by Ditch A
This was a favorite when I was a kid and I still enjoy adding it to my summer reading list every few years. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kerry Konecny
*WARNING* Although I'm giving this a five star review, because I love Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series, I wanted to point out that this edition is being delivered, in... Read morePublished 3 months ago by The Travel Insider
I ordered Swallows and Amazons for two of my grandchildren. I read it, all of my children read it when they were young and now my grandchildren are loving it. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Meeze
A grand book for all ages. Should be in every public library.Published 4 months ago by Harlen Chapman
If you crossed You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown with Peter Pan and The Goonies, the result would be a lot like this. A wonderful play for either children or adults to stage.Published 5 months ago by Nina A. Schwartz