Book Review: Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome

From Have Kid Will Teardrop

A few months ago a friend of mine asked if I had ever heard of the book called “Swallows and Amazons” by Arthur Ransome. Her husband grew up with English parents and this was a favorite of his, and since my husband comes from England, she was thinking we might like it.

While we were on our England trip this summer I popped into WH Smith and found it (these books are available online and in bookstores in America if you live here too). What I didn’t realize was this is only the first book in a very large series (there are 12 books in all). I also didn’t realize just how much I was going to enjoy this story…

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