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Swallowdale

Author : Arthur Ransome
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'Ahoy! Ahoy! Swallows! Ahoy!' Have you ever sailed in a boat or built a camp? Have you caught trout and cooked it yourself? The four Swallows, John, Susan, Titty and Roger return to the lake full of such plans and they can't wait to meet up with Nancy and Peggy, the Amazon Pirates. When the Swallow is shipwrecked and the Amazon's fearsome Great-Aunt makes decides to make a visit their summer seems ruined. Then they discover a wonderful hidden valley and things take a turn for the better... BACKSTORY: Discover the real Swallowdale, swot up on seafaring and learn all about the adventurous author.

Ultrasimple Boat Building

Author : Gavin Atkin
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The first complete how-to guide for building the latest generation of quick and easy boats In Ultrasimple Boatbuilding, renowned designer Gavin Atkin shows you how to create elegant, seaworthy plywood boats with a minimum of time, experience, and expense. Using clearly written and illustrated step-by-step instructions, Atkin explains the basics of stitch-and-glue construction, tools, materials, shop safety, and more, as he helps you choose and build the simple boat of your dreams.

Arthur Ransome

Author : Wayne G. Hammond
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A prolific 20th-century author, editor, critic, reviewer and foreign correspondent, Arthur Ransome is historically considered one of the most important English children's writers between the wars. This first comprehensive bibliography describes in detail the various editions of the books he wrote and to which he contributed. Included in this work are more than 1,500 contributions by Ransome to newspapers and magazines, with extensive notes on their publication history. Among these contributions are controversial reports from Russia during World War I and the rise of the Bolsheviks.

Ransome the Artist

Author : Arthur Ransome
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Arthur Ransome

Author : Peter Hunt
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Nancy Blackett

Author : Roger Wardale
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A Literary Guide to the Lake District

Author : Grevel Lindop
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"Although there are numerous walking and climbing guides there is -astonishingly - no comprehensive guide to the numerous literary connections of the Lake District. Grevel Lindop has filled that gap, steering us through all the Lakeland places, famous and unknown, from the Wordworths' Dove Cottage to Blea Tarn, subject of Auden's first poem, from Beatrix Potter's Sawrey to the site of Mervyn Bragg's MAID OF BUTTERMERE. Effortless scholarship, easy wit and a real love of the Lakes make this a delightful book, also an immensley practical one, following the main routes through the Lakes with the help of maps and local plans, and illustrated with integrated period engravings and line drawings by well known artists, including Beatrix Potter. The book is beautifully designed, with different sections for the five major routes throught the Lake District. Car parks sre indicated, directions are clearly given, as are details and opening times of all sites open to the public."

Empire s Children

Author : M. Daphne Kutzer
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Empire's Children looks at works at by Rudyard Kipling, Frances Hodgson Burnett, E. Nesbit, Hugh Lofting, A.A. Milne, and Arthur Ransome for the ways these writers consciously and unconsciously used the metaphors of empire in their writing for children.

Young Wings

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Lore and Language

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International Film and TV Year Book

Author : Peter Noble
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Includes section "Who's who in British films and television" (varies)

The Guests of War Trilogy

Author : Kit Pearson
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Based on historical events, this moving fictional account of the adventures of two English children in a foreign land has become a favorite among Canadian children-this award-winning trilogy is now available in this omnibus edition. This unforgettable trio of novels by award-winning author Kit Pearson is composed of The Sky is Falling, Looking at the Moonand The Lights Go On Again. The character at the heart of these stories is Norah Stoakes, a young English girl who is sent by her parents to Canada, along with her younger brother, during the Second World War. After five years pass, Norah is comfortable with her new life and country, but when the war ends her brother, Gavin, is reluctant to return to England and to parents he can barely remember.

British Journal of Photography

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The New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature

Author : George Watson
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More than fifty specialists have contributed to this new edition of volume 4 of The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature. The design of the original work has established itself so firmly as a workable solution to the immense problems of analysis, articulation and coordination that it has been retained in all its essentials for the new edition. The task of the new contributors has been to revise and integrate the lists of 1940 and 1957, to add materials of the following decade, to correct and refine the bibliographical details already available, and to re-shape the whole according to a new series of conventions devised to give greater clarity and consistency to the entries.

The British Journal of Photography

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Children s Catalog

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The 1st ed. includes an index to v. 28-36 of St. Nicholas.

The Directory of Directors

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UK s Largest Companies

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National Union Catalog

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Includes entries for maps and atlases.

Key British Enterprises

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