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Pigeon post

by Arthur Michell Ransome

  • 190 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by J. B. Lippincott Company in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homing pigeons -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Gold mines and mining -- Juvenile fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arthur Ransome ; illustrated by Mary E. Shepard.
    ContributionsShepard, Mary, 1909-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination349 p. :
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15167204M

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Pigeon Post reunites the Swallows, Amazons, and D's, and the characters are well-balanced. Everyone has a role in the group, and their relationships are realistic and interesting.

The plot moved along nicely. The surprises indeed surprised us, creating suspense and humor. We've read all the Swallows and Amazons books up to this point /5(15).

Pigeon Post reunites the Swallows, Amazons, and D's, and the characters are well-balanced. Everyone has a role in the group, and their relationships are realistic and interesting. The plot moved along nicely.

The surprises indeed surprised us, creating suspense and humor. We've read all the Swallows and Amazons books up to this point /5(58). Pigeon Post, my favourite Arthur Ransome book. I have to say I was a little nervous about rereading this book in case it didn't live up to my childhood memories, but it was everything I hoped and more.

This is by far the most exciting book in the Swallows and Amazon series/5. Inhe wrote Swallows and Amazons, which was the first book in his well-know Swallows and Amazons series about children who sail and explore the lakes and mountains of England. He drew inspiration for the books from his own childhood memories.

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Arthur 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.

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But they soon run into all sorts of trouble. Worst of all is the sinister Squashy Hat. Buy a cheap copy of Pigeon Post book by Arthur Ransome. The crew's on holiday, and they turn their energies to mining for gold, aided by pigeon messengers Homer, Sophocles, and Sappho.

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Pigeon Post stands head and shoulders above the average adventure book for and of children” The Times “There is plenty of excitement, a little danger, a quality of thinking, planning and fun in connection with a gold-mine. Other articles where Pigeon Post is discussed: Arthur Ransome: sixth book in the series, Pigeon Post (), won the first Carnegie Medal for excellence in children’s literature; however, its successor, We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea (), is widely considered Ransome’s masterpiece.

Get this from a library! Pigeon post. [Arthur Ransome] -- Reunited for the summer, the Swallows and Amazons search for a lost gold mine in the hills above the lake and face many dangers including a forest fire, unsafe tunnels and a rival prospector.

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Brand: Ylva Publishing.Pigeon Post is an English children's adventure novel by Arthur Ransome, published by Jonathan Cape in It was the sixth of twelve books Ransome completed in the Swallows and Amazons series ( to ).

He won the inaugural Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising it as the year's best children's book by a British subject.