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Arthur Ransome, Children"s author

Alma Marlene Steinberg

Arthur Ransome, Children"s author

a bibliography.

by Alma Marlene Steinberg

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by University of the Witwatersrand, Department of Bibliography, Librarianship and Typography in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Ransome, Arthur, 1884-1967 -- Bibliography.,
    • Children"s literature, English -- Bibliography.,
    • Children -- Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreBibliography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ8733.2 .S73
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[xii], 15 p.
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5332646M
      LC Control Number72185832


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About the Author. ARTHUR RANSOME was born in Leeds in 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, ft high. He went to Russia in to study folklore and inat the start of World War I he became a foreign correspondent for the "Daily News." /5(91).

Arthur Michell Ransome was an English author and journalist. He was educated in Windermere and Rugby. His family spent their summers at Nibthwaite, to the south of Coniston Water. InRansome abandoned a chemistry degree to become a publisher's office boy in London/5. I loved this book. I love all of Arthur Ransome's children's books in the Swallows and Amazons series.

This is a great book for children and adult lover's of children's literature. As in all the Arthur Ransome books, the kids go off on their own and have adventures/5. Arthur Ransome has books on Goodreads with ratings. Arthur Ransome’s most popular book is Swallows and Amazons (Swallows and Amazons, #1).

Nature Books for Children Arthur Ransome In Arthur Ransome was commissioned by a small publisher, Anthony Treherne & Company, to write a Arthur Ransome of short books on "the seasons, the garden, ponds and streams, woods, fields, and country lanes.".

Ransome with four of the five Altounyan children and their mother, Dora. Photograph: Arthur Ransome Literary Estate Now Babayan, an Anglo-Armenian author and. Looking for books by Arthur Ransome. See all books authored by Arthur Ransome, including Swallows Childrens author book Amazons, and Swallowdale, and more on About The Arthur Ransome Society The Arthur Ransome Society (TARS) celebrates all things Ransome.

He wrote on many subjects but his most famous works are the series of 12 books following the adventures of children in the Swallows and Amazons series. Films have been made of. Knowing that I was interested in juvenile literature a friend gave me the three volumes of "Nature Books For Children", by Arthur Ransome.

This was twenty or more years ago and the occasion was the sale of his family home in Boston. Great Northern. by Arthur Ransome is an adventure book for children set in the Outer Hebrides.

It is the twelfth and final book in the beloved Swallows and Amazons series that Ransome wrote during the ’s and 40’s. The book begins at what appears to be the end of /5(55). Swallows and Amazons is the first book in the Swallows and Amazons series by English author Arthur Ransome; it was first published inwith the action taking place in the summer of in the Lake District.

The book introduces central protagonists John, Author: Arthur Ransome. What makes Ransome such a great writer of books for children is that he did not write for children or ever consider himself a children's writer.

What he excels at is describing how things work and how to do things, as well writing of the world of children who fend for themselves without the overbearing interference of : Clothes In Books. This book is for children's books that were published from to Best Children's Books Childrens author book the s Best Children's Books of the s Arthur Ransome.

avg rating — 2, ratings. score:and 4 people voted. Arthur Ransome Collection 6 Books Bundle includes titles in this collection: Coot Club, Peter Duck, Pigeon Post, Swallowdale, Swallows and Amazons, Winter Holiday.

Description: Coot Club Dick and Dorothea – also known as The Ds – arrive in Norfolk all ready to learn how to sail.5/5(1). He played chess with Lenin and married Trotsky's personal secretary, Evgenia Petrovna Shelepina. On their return to England, he bought a cottage near Windermere in the Lake District and began writing children's stories.

He published the first of his children's classics, the twelve Swallows and Amazons books /5(58). In Approaching Arthur Ransome Peter Hunt quotes from an introduction to Swallows and Amazons Ransome wrote to coincide with when the book was first published in the USA 'I began to understand that in writing about children one is writing about one's own childhood as well as theirs, and so, in a way, about childhood in general.'.

About the Author. Arthur Ransome () was the author of more than thirty books for children. Born in Leeds inhe enjoyed active, outdoor holidays, many of which became the settings for his children's stories. Swallows and Amazons, the first of the series of the same name, is regarded as a timeless classic of children's literature/5().

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Born in Leeds inhe enjoyed active, outdoor holidays, many of which became the settings for his children's stories. Swallows and Amazons, the first of the series of the same name, is regarded as a timeless classic of children's literature/5().

The Swallows and Amazons series by Arthur Ransome is a great series of books for kids of all ages who love adventure and particularly sailing and camping. I grew up reading these books and my kids grew up with them too. They helped instill a lifelong love of sailing and adventure/5().

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Arthur Ransome was born in Leeds in He had an adventurous life - as a baby in he was carried by his father to the top of the Old Man of Coniston, a peak that is 2,ft high. He went to Russia in to study folklore and inat the start of World War I he became a 4/5(4).

Arthur Ransome, in full Arthur Michell Ransome, (born JanuLeeds, Yorkshire, England—died June 3,Cheadle, near Manchester), English writer best known for the Swallows and Amazons series of children’s novels (–47), which set the pattern for “holiday adventure” stories.

After studying science for only two terms at Yorkshire College, Leeds, Ransome pursued a. This article will adopt a Ransome on Ransome perspective. Try Wikipedia for a good (native) article about Arthur Ransome written from a neutral point-of-view.

Arthur Mitchell Ransome (18 January – 3 June ), was a famous children's author and journalist. His best known books are the Swallows and Amazons series of children's books.

He also wrote Old Peter's Russian Tales, a. Arthur Michell Ransome (born 18 January in Leeds - died 3 June ) was an English writer and is best known for writing the Swallows and Amazons series of children's books.

Ransome was born in Leeds. His father was Professor of History there. His father's death in affected Ransome for a long time. Arthur Ransome ( - ). Arthur Michell Ransome (18 January – 3 June ) was an English author and journalist.

He is best known for writing the Swallows and Amazons series of children's books about the school-holiday adventures of children, mostly in. Arthur Mitchell Ransome (), was a British author and journalist, best known for writing the Swallows and Amazons series of children's books, which tell of school-holiday adventures of children, mostly in the Lake District and the Norfolk Bro.

Read the latest reviews of Arthur Ransome books atthe UK's largest children's book review community with o reviews. Arthur Michell Ransome was an English author and journalist. He was educated in Windermere and Rugby. His family spent their summers at Nibthwaite, to the south of Coniston Water.

InRansome More. Arthur Michell Ransome was an English author and journalist. He is best known for writing the Swallows and Amazons series of children's books about the school-holiday adventures of children, mostly in the Lake District and the Norfolk Broads. Many of the books involve sailing; fishing and camping are other common subjects.

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Arthur Ransome () was the author of more than thirty books for children. Born in Leeds inhe enjoyed active, outdoor holidays, many of which became the settings for his children's stories.

Swallows and Amazons, the first of the series of the same name, is regarded as a timeless classic of children's literature/5().

Swallows and Amazons is a classic because it captures the spirit of halcyon childhood but Arthur Ransome's writing is clearly of an earlier era. The story tells of the crew of the Swallow, 4 children visiting the Lake District on a summer holiday/5().

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Lovely book to read again. This famous author enlightened the eyes of many young readers, including me. I almost learned to sail a dinghy on dry land from reading his books.

Since then, I became a sailor of small boats and always had in my head the guidance and instructions in the books of Arther Ransome/5(48). Directed by Andrew Morgan. With Rosemary Leach, John Woodvine, Colin Baker, Andrew Burt. Coot Club and its companion story, The Big Six, are based on the celebrated Swallows & Amazons series of childrens' books written by Arthur Ransome.

For anyone who loves sailing and adventure, the Arthur Ransome classics stand alone. Set in the '30s, both stories take place on the lakes and /10(1). Though Ransome’s personas as children’s book author and double-sided political operative may seem at odds, Chambers views the author’s two lives as less inconsistent.