Peter Duck A Treasure Hunt in the Caribbees (Godine Storyteller) by Arthur Michell Ransome

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Published by Tandem Library .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • General,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Fiction - General

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9479876M
ISBN 100613771974
ISBN 109780613771979

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In the other Swallows and Amazons books, Peter Duck is a make-believe character, so I read this as a story within the story. Ransome brings you an experience of the tropics unlike any I've read, with the lovely parts of traveling by sea and exploring deserted islands going hand-in-hand with the really uncomfortable bits.

flag Like see review4/5. Peter Duck is a fantastic, swashbuckling tale of pirates, treasure and a deserted island. Old school and very enjoyable. Unlike other Swallows and Amazons books, this isn't an adventure that happened to the Swallows and Amazons/5(98).

Peter Duck is a fantastic, swashbuckling tale of pirates, treasure and a deserted island. Old school and very enjoyable. Unlike other Swallows and Amazons books, this isn't an adventure that happened to the Swallows and Amazons/5(30).

Peter Duck is a fantastic, swashbuckling tale of pirates, treasure and a deserted island. Old school and very enjoyable. Unlike other Swallows and Amazons books, this isn't an adventure that happened to the Swallows and Amazons/5(96). Peter Duck is a fantastic, swashbuckling tale of pirates, treasure and a deserted island.

Old school and very enjoyable. Unlike other Swallows and Amazons books, this isn't an adventure that happened to the Swallows and Amazons/5(31).

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. Old though he is, Peter Duck is yearning to sail 'blue water' one more time, and when he hears that the Wild Cat is a crew member short, he volunteers his services.

He is, of course, perfect for the job, and the Swallows and Amazons soon discover that Peter Duck can spin a good yarn, with more than a grain of truth to it. Peter Duck is a fantastic, swashbuckling tale of pirates, treasure and a deserted island. Old school and very enjoyable.

Unlike other Swallows and Amazons books, this isn't an adventure that happened to the Swallows and Amazons/5(). The third book in Arthur Ransome's wonderful series for children, Peter Duck takes intrepid explorers John, Susan, Titty, and Roger Walker and fearsome Amazon pirates Nancy and Peggy Blackett onto the high seas.

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Peter Peter Duck book is the third book in the Swallows and Amazons series by Arthur Ransome. The Swallows and Amazons sail to Crab Island with Captain Flint and Peter Duck an old sailor to recover buried treasure. During the voyage the Wildcat (Captain Flint's boat) is chased by another vessel, the Viper, whose piratical crew are also intending to.

Peter duck has 84 books on Goodreads, and recently added Once A Pilgrim by James Deegan, The Fourth Friend by Joy Ellis, Fractured Stars by Lindsay Burok. Originally written in the 's, this series by Arthur Ransome follows the adventures of the four Walker siblings and the Blackett sisters who meet when the Walkers go on a summer holiday on the shore of a large lake.

The books Peter Duck and Missee Lee involve voyages of the schooner Wild Cat to the Caribbean and the South China Sea. These stories appear to be metafictional in relation to the rest of the series, and were originally planned by Ransome (see.

Peter Duck is a fine sea-boat as well as a reassuring family asset and the Palmers explored her potential as never before.

Finally Greg sailed her to Russia where he died inunexpectedly young. (see also NBUS pages & ). Julia Jones bought Peter Duck when the yacht came up for sale soon after Greg Palmer's death. References Edit.

The third book in Arthur Ransome's wonderful series for children, Peter Duck takes intrepid explorers John, Susan, Titty, and Roger Walker, and fearsome Amazon pirates Nancy and Peggy Blackett, onto the high seas. Under the command of the infamous Captain Flint (Nancy and Peggy's Uncle Jim), the children brave a real-life pirate and his cutthroat crew, fog, sharks.

In summary: Peter Duck was published third, after Swallowdale, but chronologically it comes immediately after Swallows and Amazons.

In future I will always listen to Peter Duck second, as it makes more sense to me like that; however, if you're new to the series I suggest you listen in order of publication. Peter Duck: | | Peter Duck | | | ||| | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.

Independence and initiative are qualities any child can understand and every volume in this collection celebrates these virtues. The third book in Arthur Ransome's wonderful series for children, Peter Duck takes intrepid explorers John, Susan, Titty, and Roger Walker and fearsome Amazon pirates Nancy and Peggy Blackett onto the high seas.

Get this from a library. Peter Duck. [Arthur Ransome] -- The Swallows and Amazons are sailing with Flint when the hired deckhand tells them tales of his younger days.

Soon their boat is on its way to a Caribbean treasure hunt and they find themselves up. Peter Duck: A Treasure Hunt in the Caribbees (Swallows & Amazons Book 3) Published January 1st by David R. Godine, Publisher Kindle Edition, pagesAuthor: Arthur Ransome.

The Swallows and Amazons, as well as Captain Flint and the ancient able seaman Peter Duck, set sail on the Wild Cat bound for the Channel. But they are shadowed by the Viper, manned by none other than Black Jake - a beastly pirate with a dark plan. Peter Duck by Arthur Ransome,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K).

Find books like Peter Duck: A Treasure Hunt in the Caribbees (Swallows and Amazons, #3) from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members. Get this from a library. Peter Duck. [Arthur Ransome] -- The Swallows and Amazons with Captain Flint in charge, assisted by able seaman Peter Duck, depart on the Wild Cat, a two-masted schooner to search for buried treasure.

book one i. quayside ii. red-haired boy iii. trial trip iv. washing the anchor v. peter duck spins his yarn vi. and winds it up vii. outward bound viii.

first night at sea ix. beachy head to the wight x. captain flint’s fidgets xi. words in the dark xii. blind man’s buff xiii. decision xiv. quit of the viper xv. bill finds his place xvi 4/5(32). Peter Duck (Swallows And Amazons series) by Arthur Ransome. The Swallows and Amazons are sailing with Nancy and Peggy's Uncle Jim (better known as Captain Flint) when their hired deckhand tells them a tale of his younger days - a tale to.

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Kindle Store. Go Search Hello Select your address. Peter Duck is the third book in the Swallows and Amazons series by Arthur Ransome. The Swallows and Amazons sail to Crab Island with Captain Flint and Peter Duck, an old sailor, to recover buried treasure.

During the voyage the Wildcat (Captain Flint's ship) is chased by another vessel, the Viper, whose piratical crew are also intending to recover the treasure.

Peter Duck is a 28′ 6″ / m sailboat designed by Jack Laurent Giles and built by Porter and Haylett (UK) between and The third book in Arthur Ransome's wonderful series for children, Peter Duck takes intrepid explorers John, Susan, Titty, and Roger Walker and fearsome Amazon pirates Nancy and Peggy Blackett onto the high seas.

Under the command of the infamous Captain Flint (Nancy and Peggy's Uncle Jim), the children brave a real-life pirate and his cutthroat. A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. Arthur Ransome, Peter Duck: A Treasure Hunt in the Caribbees Thank you for reading books on Share this book with friends4/5(32).

Peter Duck taught everybody a good many things about knots and ropes that are not to be found in books. Captain Flint taught both John and Nancy how to take an observation with the sextant, and together they wrestled with problems in mathematics a 4/5(32).

Peter Duck Followed by: Coot Club Winter Holiday is the fourth novel of Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series of children's books. It was published in In this story, the third set of major characters in the series, the Ds — Dick and Dorothea Callum—are introduced.

The series' usual emphasis on boats and sailing is largely Author: Arthur Ransome. London: Jonathan Cape �, First edition, eighth edition.

Hardcover. Very Good +/good +. Arthur Ransome. Peter Duck is the third book in the Arthur Ransome Swallows and Amazons books series. This is the first edition and eighth impression of A. Peter Brown, the “art collector” is not a duck hunter. Decoys did not bring memories of past hunts, duck retrieving dogs or time spent in duck blinds.

Peter Duck is located in central Southwold and offers comfortable accommodation which is close by to all amenities. This property is well furnished and benefits from a verandah off the kitchen to enjoy on summer evenings. Shop: yards Pub: yards. GROUND FLOOR Sitting Room: TV, DVD, woodburner. The third book in Arthur Ransome's wonderful series, Peter Duck takes intrepid explorers John, Susan, Titty and Roger Walker, and fearsome Amazon pirates Nancy and Peggy Blackett, onto the high seas.

Under the command of the infamous Captain Flint (Nancy and Peggy's Uncle Jim), the children brave a real-life pirate and his cutthroat crew, fog.Captain Flint and Peter Duck were busy, with sextant and chronometer, trying to get an observation.

The sun was showing now and then through scurrying patches of grey cloud. There was not quite so much white water as there had been, and though the wind was still strong it was no longer lifting whole tops of waves.4/5(32).

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