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15%OFFArthur Ransome - Peter Duck - 9780099427162 - V9780099427162
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Peter Duck

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Description for Peter Duck Paperback. The Swallows and Amazons are sailing with Flint when the hired deckhand tells them tales of his younger days. Soon their boat is on its way to a Caribbean treasure hunt and they find themselves up against shark, storm, earthquake and the vilest pirate ever to eavesdrop at a porthole. Series: Swallows and Amazons. Num Pages: 432 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 5AK; YFC. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 214 x 129 x 36. Weight in Grams: 306.
The Swallows and Amazons are sailing with Nancy and Peggy's Uncle Jim (better known as Captain Flint) when their hired deckhand tells them a tale of his younger days - a tale to set pulses racing and hopes shooting sky high. Soon their boat is on its way to a Caribbean treasure hunt and they find themselves up against shark, storm, earthquake - and the vilest pirate who ever eavesdropped at a porthole.

Product Details

Publisher
Random House Children's Publishers UK United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Series
Swallows and Amazons
Condition
New
Number of Pages
432
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780099427162
SKU
V9780099427162
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-99

About Arthur Ransome
Arthur Ransome was born in Leeds in l884 and went to school at Rugby. He was in Russia in l917, and witnessed the Revolution, which he reported for the Manchester Guardian. After escaping to Scandinavia, he settled in the Lake District with his Russian wife where, in l929, he wrote Swallows and Amazons. And so began a writing career which ... Read more

Reviews for Peter Duck
It is so well written that you don't realise that it is written at all. The best children's story
Hugh Walpole
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