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Secret Water

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Description for Secret Water Paperback. When the Walker family's holiday plans are ruined by Daddy having to work, the whole summer seems lost at sea. But a dull holiday for the children is too miserable to bear so their parents hatch a plan. The Swallows are to be marooned on an island with only a blank map and a little sailing dinghy. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: 5AK; YFA; YFCF. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 189 x 131 x 35. Weight in Grams: 366.

'Youll start with a blank map, that doesnt do more than show roughly whats water and what isnt

When the Walker family’s holiday plans are ruined by Daddy having to work, the whole summer seems lost at sea. But a dull holiday for the children is too miserable to bear so their parents hatch a plan. The Swallows are to be marooned on an island with only a blank map and a little sailing dinghy. Their task? To explore and chart the area, avoid the endless mud and survive. And what do they discover? Well, they might not be ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
Number of Pages
544
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780099589365
SKU
V9780099589365
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-99

About Arthur Ransome
Arthur Ransome was born in Leeds in 1884. He had an adventurous life - as a baby in he was carried by his father to the top of the Old Man of Coniston, a peak that is 2,276ft high! He went to Russia in 1913 to study folklore and in 1914, at the start of World War I he became ... Read more

Reviews for Secret Water
Once more the Swallows and the Amazons have a magnificent exploring adventure, one more Mr Arthur Ransome has kept a complete record of their experiences, terrors, triumphs, and set it down with the cunning that casts a spell over new children and old
Times Literary Supplement
This time the Walker children are 'marooned' on an island somewhere in ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Secret Water


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