Chapter Text. The Walker children - also known as Captain John, Mate Susan, Able-Seaman Titty, and Ship's Boy Roger - set sail on the Swallow and head for Wild Cat Island. This record is for the 2003 extract published by Random House Children's Books for WHSmith to celebrate the BBC's The Big Read, Swallows and Amazons (Jonathan Cape, 1930) having come no. Helping Out Solo2863. Swallows and Amazons (1974) Plot. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. Swallows and Amazons Synopsis 'Swallows and Amazons for ever!' Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome; Character: Roger Walker; Additional Tags: Action/Adventure; Historical; Language: English Stats: Published: 2015-07-18 Completed: 2015-07-18 Words: 7817 Chapters: 3/3 Comments: 1 Kudos: 15 Bookmarks: 1 Hits: 284. Swallows and Amazons – Chapter 1. Pp.350. Peter Duck is the third book in the Swallows and Amazons series by Arthur Ransome.The Swallows and Amazons sail to Crab Island with Captain Flint and Peter Duck, an old sailor, to recover buried treasure. net. 57 of the UK's 200 best-loved novels. As the collection grew and I realised that I hadn’t read any Arthur Ransome books, I also realised that this is one series that I would very much like to read. Chapter Text . Children’s books are probably the most difficult of all to write; … 7s. This extract contains the 1958 author's note and chapters IV-VIII only. Please do not combine with the record for the whole work. They soon realise this has been the territory of two other girls who sail the Amazon, and the scene is set for serious rivalry. For a moment the minesweeper they had recently left was completely hidden by a curtain of water. 6d. A series of great splashes marked where the bombs fell and Maisie surged forward on the waves created by the explosions. Swallows and Amazons. Ashley was fortunate enough to have been given, in installments, almost the complete set of Swallows and Amazons books. By Arthur Ransome.London: Jonathan Cape. On holiday with their mother in the Lake District in 1929 four children are allowed to sail over to the nearby island in their boat Swallow and set up camp for a few days. During the voyage the Wildcat (Captain Flint's ship) is chased by another vessel, the Viper, whose piratical crew are also intending to recover the treasure. Chapter 2. There they camp under open skies, swim in clear water and go fishing for their dinner. This year I have set myself a reading challenge.