Arthur Ransome's classic story, set in the Lake District, where John, Susan, Titty and Roger sail down the lake from the farm where their mother is staying, to camp on a deserted island. There they meet Nancy and Peggy, who have a boat of their own and challenge them to war.
Shortlisted for the Keith Barker Millennium Children's Books Award. Aboard the Swallow, John, Susan, Titty and Roger find themselves under attack from the fierce Amazon Pirates, Nancy and Peggy. "From the Trade Paperback edition."