The Resource Pigeon post, Arthur Ransome, (electronic resource)

Pigeon post, Arthur Ransome, (electronic resource)

Label
Pigeon post
Title
Pigeon post
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Ransome
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For anyone who loves sailing and adventure, Arthur Ransome's classic Swallows and Amazons series stands alone. Originally published in the UK over a half century ago, these books are still eagerly read by children, despite their length and their decidedly British protagonists. We attribute their success to two facts: first, Ransome is a great storyteller and, second, he clearly writes from first-hand experience. Independence and initiative are qualities any child can understand and every volume in this collection celebrates these virtues. The crew's on holiday for their sixth adventure, and they turn their energies to mining for gold, aided by pigeon messengers Homer, Sophocles, and Sappho. The adventurers comb the nearby hills for a fabled lost claim, while being shadowed by a mysterious figure they dub "squashy hat." Undeterred by drought, sudden brushfires, and the continuing presence of Squashy Hat, the young prospectors persevere in their quest - with surprising results. Full of the dangers and dark adventures of old mines and forgotten claims, Pigeon Post has an irresistible appeal to the persistent explorer in every child
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1884-1967
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Ransome, Arthur
Dewey number
823.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Vintage classics
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  • Swallows (Fictitious characters)
  • Amazons (Fictitious characters : Ransome)
  • Camping
  • Gold mines and mining
  • Prospecting
  • Pigeon post
  • Adventure stories
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Gold mines and mining
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Homing pigeons
  • Spies
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Pigeon post, Arthur Ransome, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781567926392
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12274635
Publisher number
MWT12274635
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Pigeon post, Arthur Ransome, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781567926392
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12274635
Publisher number
MWT12274635
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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