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