This year I have set myself a reading challenge. Chapter Text. net. 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. By Arthur Ransome.London: Jonathan Cape. There they camp under open skies, swim in clear water and go fishing for their dinner. For a moment the minesweeper they had recently left was completely hidden by a curtain of water. Chapter Text . Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. 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. 6d. 7s. 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. 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. They soon realise this has been the territory of two other girls who sail the Amazon, and the scene is set for serious rivalry. A series of great splashes marked where the bombs fell and Maisie surged forward on the waves created by the explosions. 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. Pp.350. 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. Please do not combine with the record for the whole work. 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