Unabridged Swallows and Amazons Sets Sail
Swallows and Amazons, Swallowdale, Peter Duck, Winter Holiday and Coot Club have now been released as unabridged audiobooks by Audible.co.uk. The remaining seven novels, all read by Gareth Armstrong, will follow over the next three months.
Announcing the release, Audible’s director, Laurence Howell said: “Swallows and Amazons is children’s storytelling at its finest. We are thrilled to bring these stories to life for a new generation. We very much hope that families up and down the country set sail on their own imaginative voyages – no dinghy required!”Read more
Swallows and Amazons Series Audiobooks
Recording is currently underway, with the first three novels due for release within the next few weeks. The remainder should be released in three tranches over the following three months. The books will be narrated by Gareth Armstrong, who has previously narrated a wide range books, including works by Neville Shute and Philippa Gregory.Read more
E-books Available Once MoreRead more
Swallows and Amazons E-books Will Soon be Back
We have been advised by Random House Children’s books that the twelve Swallows and Amazons series e-books will be back on sale in the next few days.
Random House advise that the books should be available by this Friday, 28 October, but it may take a few more days before they are listed by online retailers.Read more
Update on E-book Publication
We have been advised by Random House Children’s books that they have discovered a few minor problems with the Swallows and Amazons series e-books released on 30 June.
As a result they are temporarily withdrawing the books from sale. Retailers, such as Amazon and ibooks, will be updating their websites accordingly. This will take a little time, but should be done by tomorrow (Saturday).
RHCB expect to issue corrected versions next week. In the meantime they offer sincere apologies for any disapppointment caused.Read more
Swallows and Amazons E-books Now Available
Arthur Ransome’s twelve Swallows and Amazons novels were released in e-pub format by Random House Children’s Books on 30 June.
The novels should now be available from a wide range of e-book retailers, as well as via Random House’s e-book website.Read more
Swallows and Amazons Series Scheduled for E-Publication
Random House Children’s Books will publish electronic editions of Arthur Ransome’s twelve Swallows and Amazons novels for the first time at the end of June, 2011.
Forthcoming publication was first announced by Random House in early May. Subject to their final confirmation, publication of all twelve illustrated novels is currently scheduled for 30 June.
You can find out more about Random House’s e-publications, and view their online catalogue, at Random House’s e-book website. We anticipate that information about the the twelve Swallows and Amazons titles will be added in the near future.Read more