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5 Swallows and Amazons gift ideas for Christmas

3 for 2 on Claudia Myatt Christmas cards

We’re sorry to be so nerve-danglingly jovial, but we have to say it – Christmas is coming!

We also expect that you’ll be looking around for gift ideas, so we’ve come up with these 5 special Swallows-and-Amazons-inspired gift ideas for you:

Swallows and Amazons books and bookmark1. “Swallows and Amazons” books and bookmarks

So, what do you think of an Arthur Ransome book with an exclusive matching bookmark?

Each of the 12 “Swallows and Amazons” titles comes with its own individual, hand-crafted wooden bookmark, only available from our Swallows and Amazons shop.

The combined book and bookmark is just £9.99 – giving you a saving of around 40% on our usual price for the bookmark alone.

Go here to see and order all the books and their bookmarks.

2. The original “Strong Winds” Trilogy by Julia Jones

There’s a new title in Julia Jones’ “Strong Winds” series due in November, bringing the total number of these Ransome-inspired modern-day adventure stories up to six.

The original Strong Winds Trilogy by Julia JonesTo greet its arrival, we’re offering the original “Strong Winds” Trilogy at a reduced price all three books (“The Salt-Stained Book”, “A Ravelled Flag” and “Ghosting Home”) for the price of two – £15.98 instead of £23.97.

As a bonus, the fourth title, “The Lion of Sole Bay”, which links the trilogy with the latest story, is on offer for only £5.99 (normally £7.99).

3. “Swallows and Amazons” mugs

We have these 2 fine bone china mugs with different “Swallows and Amazons” map and dinghy designs at only £14.99 each (previously £24.99).

Get "Good Little Ship" and "We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea" together for just £20 from the Nancy Blackett Shop4. The Nancy Blackett story: “Good Little Ship” and “We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea”

Don’t miss out on this definitive pair of Nancy Blackett books: “Good Little Ship, the story of Arthur Ransome, Nancy Blackett and the Goblin“ – by Peter Willis, together with “We Didn’t Mean to Go the Sea” – the Ransome book inspired by Nancy Blackettfor just £20 together.

5. 3-for-2 on Ransome boat Christmas cards

Our perennially popular 3-for-2 offer on these Christmas card designs by marine artist Claudia Myatt – featuring Nancy Blackett, Peter Duck, Ragged Robin and Swallow – with 10 cards per pack, in three designs and normally £5 each, for only £10.

3 for 2 on Claudia Myatt Christmas cards

As always. proceeds from our Swallows and Amazons shop go to a good cause – looking after Arthur Ransome’s Nancy Blackett!