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Adventures of the Coot Club, a bird protection society started by Tom Dudgeon to which Dorothea and Dick belong. While sailing on the Norfolk Broads, the Coot Club members are accused of setting boats adrift. They are able to prove their innocence only after some clever detective work. Swallows and Amazons series. Sequel to "Coot Club." For grades 4-7 and older readers.
Tom Dudgeon has cast off a motor cruiser from its moorings to protect a coot's nest. Now the cruiser is searching for him, and he has to become an outlaw on the run.
The Fool of the World, a peasant looked down on by his parents, wins the hand of the Czar's daughter after overcoming enormous obstacles
John, Susan, Titty, Roger, Nancy, Peggy, Dorothea, Dick and Captain Flint are on a seafaring holiday in the Hebrides. When Dick, the naturalist, discovers a pair of great northern divers nesting, the children save the birds from being shot by an unscrupulous egg-collector. Swallows and Amazons series. For grades 4-7 and older readers.
The Swallows (John, Susan, Roger, and Titty Walker), the Amazons (Nancy and Peggy Blackett), and Uncle Jim are voyaging around the world on their schooner. When they are shipwrecked and cast ashore on the China coast, they fall into the hands of Miss Lee, a Chinese pirate's daughter. Swallows and Amazons series. Sequel to "Peter Duck." For grades 4-7 and older readers.
Series: Swallows and Amazons series ; 03 In the third book of the adventures of the Walker and Blackett children, Peter Duck carries them onto the high seas. In their search for hidden treasure, under the command of the infamous Captain Flint (Uncle Jim), they brave fog, sharks, a real-life pirate, and ravenous crabs. Sequel to "Swallowdale." For grades 4-7 and older readers.
"A pigeon a day keeps the natives away" Nancy Blackett The Swallows (John, Susan, Roger, and Titty Walker), Amazons (Nancy and Peggy Blackett), and D's (Dorothea and Dick Callum) are spending their summer holidays prospecting for gold in the Lake District. In order to keep Mrs. Blackett informed of their doings they have brought along three carrier pigeons--Homer, Sophocles, and Sappho. Swallows and Amazons series. Sequel to "Coot Club." For grades 4-7 and older readers.
John, Susan, Titty and roger are the exploring crew of the Swallow for the first time this year, and it is not certain whether it will be peace or war with the Amazon pirates or with Captain Flint.
John, Susan, Titty and Roger, Arthur Ransome's Swallows from Swallows and Amazons, go on an unexpected sea voyage.
The Walker and Blackett children, spending the Christmas holiday by a lake near the mountains, are detained an extra month by quarantine for mumps. They go on an exciting, imaginary adventure to the North Pole. Sequel to "Peter Duck." For grades 4-7 and older readers.
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