Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome

Undoubtedly a classic, Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons is a lively read about four siblings heading off on their boat, Swallow to a deserted island for a summer camping trip. The film is to be released in cinemas on Friday 19th August and is already attracting good reviews. Arthur Ransome’s series includes twelve books, some set in the Lake District and others such as Coot Club set on the Norfolk Broads.

In Coot Club a group of children have a sailing adventure as they are being chased by the ‘hullabaloos’, the name they use to refer to the boaters coming after them. You’ll feel right at home with handy maps and pictures to illustrate their escapades around the Norfolk Broads.  

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