A master storyteller, sympathetically in touch with real children and their interests, has created characters who are accepted as friends by children everywhere, not to mention plots which are eminently plausible and unexpected.' SUNDAY TIMES, in an article listing Swallows and Amazons among '99 Best Books for Children.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 384 pages, 1 Illustrations, unspecified
- Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
- Publication Date: 15/04/1982
- Category: Classic
- ISBN: 9780224606318