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Peter Duck review Ð 3 Õ Why do they call him Black Jake Is it because of his hair' Titty asked 'Because 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 daDark plan Can the children race ahead and uncover the buried treasure before the pirate Can they survive storms earthuakes crabs and even a waterspout and make it hom. 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 for any youngsters reading them

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Why do they call him Black Jake Is it because of his hair' Titty asked 'Because of his heart' said Peter DuckThe Swallows and s as well as Captain Flint and the ancien. 'BARBECUED BILLYGOATS' CRIED Captain NancyThird installment of Swallows and s breaks away from its familiar waters and moves to a much bigger league in terms of everything I guess that's all that could be told without spoiling much And the key secondary characters are also left out entirely this time around though there are plenty of new ones to make up for the void Even though the story is full of adventure and humor as always to me it did not perfectly measured up to the level of the first two books I'm not complaining for this is still great but it wasn't the same However the change of scenery was a nice 'But why did he wait for us' said Peggy 'What a galoot you are said her sister

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Peter DuckT 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. 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 evil pirate and his crew experience a hurricane and an earthuake and generally have a rousing at times frightening voyage Peter Duck was imaginary in Swallowdale but is uite real and uite the character in this book Ransome is masterful in his detaied descriptions especially the minutiae of sailing I can understand why this series was a favorite of mine in late elementary school