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We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea By Arthur Ransome

We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea
by Arthur Ransome

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'Now Susan,' Mother said, 'And you too, John. No night sailing. And back the day after tomorrow. 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.
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We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea by Arthur Ransome

'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.

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We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea Reviews


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 series * New Statesman *

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 has produced some of the real children's treasures of all time. In 1936 he won the first ever Carnegie Medal for his book, Pigeon Post.

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GOR008510920
We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea by Arthur Ransome
Arthur Ransome
Swallows And Amazons
Used - Like New
Paperback
Penguin Random House Children's UK
2001-09-06
352
0099427222
9780099427223
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.