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Swallows and Amazons

Arthur Ransome
# UP2112 Paperback, 351 pages; 1985 (1930)
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When their father gives them permission to take his little sailboat, the Swallow, out to Wild Cat Island in the middle of the lake, the Walker siblings are eager to get their expedition under way. Once on the island, they meet the Blackett sisters, owners of the boat Amazon. Together, they join forces against the Blacketts' uncle James—whom they've all dubbed Captain Flint, after the character in Treasure Island. But when a real threat invades their imaginary exploits, and Uncle James's houseboat is burgled, they must all work together to recover his belongings—including a priceless treasure: his memoir-in-progress. This classic story from 1930 will have children—and adults!—longing to sail off into the sunset for their own swashbuckling adventures!


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