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Secret Water
Author: Arthur Ransome

ISBN: 9780099589365
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: 1 August 2014
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 3.6
'You'll start with a blank map, that doesn't do more than show roughly what's water and what isn't.' When the Walker family's holiday plans are ruined by Daddy having to work, the whole summer seems lost at sea. But a dull holiday for the children is too miserable to bear so their parents hatch a plan.

The Swallows are to be marooned on an island with only a blank map and a little sailing dinghy. Their task? To explore and chart the area, avoid the endless mud and survive. And what do they discover? Well, they might not be as alone as they first thought. Includes exclusive content: In the 'Backstory' you can find out about some real life explorers! Vintage Children's Classics is a twenty-first century classics list aimed at 8-12 year olds and the adults in their lives.

Discover timeless favourites from Peter Pan and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to modern classics such as The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

About the Author

Arthur Ransome was born in Leeds in 1884. He had an adventurous life - as a baby in he was carried by his father to the top of ...

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