Hardcover Õ Peter Duck eBook Ü

Hardcover  Õ Peter Duck eBook Ü Why do they call him Black Jake Is it because of his hair Titty askedBecause of his heart said Peter DuckThe Swallows and s, 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 Can the children race ahead and uncover the buried treasure before the pirate Can they survive storms, earthquakes, crabs and even a waterspout and make it home


10 thoughts on “Peter Duck

  1. Wendy Wendy says:

    As a child these were my favourite books, I loved stories of adventure and my family holidayed in the English Lake District where these books are set so I knew the places they visited.Whilst on holiday I would imagine meeting the Swallows and s on every lake At school my friends and I would play Swallows and s My best friend Sarah and I, being the only ones who were truly obsessed by


  2. Steve Johgart Steve Johgart says:

    Where in the first two books in the series the children create imaginary epic adventures out of ordinary vacations in England s Lake District, in this book they embark on a genuine epic adventure They re off in the great two masted sailing ship with Captain Flint and old tar Peter Duck on a treasure hunt in the Caribbean or the Caribbees, as they call it They are chased by a seriously


  3. John Ashtone John Ashtone says:

    This is the Third in the S A series A note to all, it is later revealed I can t remember which book but poss Pigeon Post or Winter Holiday that this is a made up story told in the cold winter Holidays between Swallows and s and Swallowdale The reason for this is that actually the children are all the same age as in Swallowdale, which becomes apparent when later novels are all set at hol


  4. Deborah Deborah says:

    Quite simply the best book ever wri oh, hang on, isn t that what I put for Swallows and s This has, of course, the natural dialogue, real characters, and detailed scenery you would expect from Arthur Ransome and there are maps and diagrams for those of us who are weak in geography or the construction and operation of sailing vessels It also has a carefully paced, and quite brilliant, plo


  5. Nick Nick says:

    Ransome certainly knows how to work his way through a story In some ways, I missed the delightful insights into childhoods of the 1930 in the first two books of the series, because this book is so focused on the plot of the treasure hunt, the pirates, the sea voyage, and the various meteorological happenings that keep things humming You barely have time to come up for air, and new charact


  6. Patricia Patricia says:

    I found and read the Swallows and s series in my early 20s I am only sorry I did not find them earlier Stories of the family s summer adventures are beautifully written, and encourage responsible and creative living Self reliance, intelligent reasoning skills, and strong imagination with these children provide an excellent backdrop for this series of books, as well as strong roll models fo


  7. Susan Susan says:

    The six children Swallows and s , Captain Flint, an old seaman Peter Duck, the parrot, the monkey, and an unexpected crew member go on a sea cruise and treasure hunt The author anchors this improbable tale with realistic details and lots of action Unlike the other books I ve read in this series, this one involvesadult doings as well as pursuit by villains The story also involved acts of vio


  8. Christy Whitsell Christy Whitsell says:

    3.5 stars I like this book I do NOT like reading this series aloud It is hard.


  9. Katrina Katrina says:

    Ideally a 4.5https piningforthewest.co.uk 2020 0 Ideally a 4.5https piningforthewest.co.uk 2020 0


  10. Geraldine Geraldine says:

    Wow I didn t read this as a child, although I naturally assumed that I had I read most of the series, some of them multiple times.I hadn t especially like Swallowdale but ploughed on, knowing that there were much better books later in the series.This is the third and it really is as good as Swallows and s Let s just say that at one point my heart was pounding and my stomach was sick with dread


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