Quotes by Arthur Ransome

About Arthur Ransome:

Arthur Michell Ransome 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. The books remain popular and "Swallows and Amazons" is the basis for a tourist industry around Windermere and Coniston Water, the two lakes Ransome adapted as his fictional North Country lake.

Author Bio

  • NameArthur Ransome
  • DescriptionEnglish author and journalist
  • AliasesArthur Michell Ransome
  • BornJanuary 18, 1884
  • DiedJune 3, 1967
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionJournalist; Writer
  • AwardsCarnegie Medal