We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea by Arthur RansomeWe Didn't Mean To Go To Sea by Arthur Ransome

We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea

byArthur Ransome

Paperback | July 22, 2014

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The Swallows are out on the water once again, this time in a bigger boat and on a bigger adventure than ever before.
     'Like to spend a night in the Goblin?'

The Swallows are staying on the Suffolk coast whilst they wait for their father to return home from China. But although the harbour is bursting with bobbing yachts, barges and steamers, this year there's no chance of any sailing for the landlocked Swallows. That is until they rescue young Jim Brading and his boat the Goblin from a sticky situation and to their delight are recruited as crew members. Mother agrees they can go, on one condition -- they absolutely must not sail out past Beach End Buoy and into the open sea.
ARTHUR RANSOME was born in Leeds in 1884. He had an adventurous life -- as a baby he was carried by his father to the top of the Old Man of Coniston, a peak that is 2,276 ft high! He went to Russia in 1913 to study folklore and in 1914, at the start of World War I he became a foreign correspondent for the Daily News. In 1917 when the R...
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Title:We Didn't Mean To Go To SeaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 7.38 × 5.1 × 1.2 inPublished:July 22, 2014Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0099589397

ISBN - 13:9780099589396

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