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10%OFFArthur Ransome - We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea - 9780099427223 - V9780099427223
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We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea

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Description for We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea Paperback. Susan and John promise their mother not to go sailing at night. However circumstances mean that promises can't always be kept. John, Susan, Titty and Roger find themselves fighting a night gale in the treacherous waters of the North Sea with only their sailing skills to help them. Series: Swallows and Amazons. Num Pages: 352 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 5AK; YFC. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 198 x 130 x 30. Weight in Grams: 250.
'Now Susan,' Mother said, 'And you too, John. No night sailing. No going outside the harbour. And back the day after tomorrow. Promise.'But promises can't always be kept. Within twenty-four hours John, Susan, Titty and Roger find themselves fighting a night gale in the treacherous waters of the North Sea, adrift and in the main shipping lanes. Suddenly, it's real adventure and only their sailing skills can help them now.

Product Details

Publisher
Red Fox
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Series
Swallows and Amazons
Condition
New
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780099427223
SKU
V9780099427223
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-19

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 We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea
Arthur Ransome's adventure books are an institution, and Christmas is the richer because of his invention, gravity, and solid matter
Times Literary Supplement
The seventh of the Arthur Ransome books about the Swallows and the Amazons, and I really think it is the best
The Sunday Times
The most exciting of the whole Swallows and Amazon ... Read more

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