Arthur Ransome Trust

Putting Ransome on the Map

Story-telling


Our Story-telling section contains Arthur Ransome’s non-Swallows and Amazons fiction. They include collections of stories, folklore, a romantic novel, an allegorical story and the script for a school play.

The date shown is that of first UK publication. Titles in bold are currently in print in the UK.

Story-telling books published during Arthur Ransome’s life:

Books published after his death:

Ransome's drawing of a parrot, our Story-telling logo

“Why,” said old Peter, “you have heard scarcely any of the stories, for there is a story to be told about everything in the world.”


Continue exploring Ransome’s bibliography:

Ransome's drawing of two children discovering a cave, our discover ransome logoRansome's drawing of a wooden hut in snow, our bibliography logoRansome's drawing of a dog on weighing scales, our books by ransome logoRansome's drawing of two flags, our swallows and amazons series logoRansome's drawing of a parrot, our story telling logoRansome's drawing of a hand holding a candle, our literary criticism logoRansome's drawing of two children in a boat, our sailing literature logoRansome's drawing of a cormorant eating a fish, our fishing literature logoRansome's drawing of a crucible held in iron bars, our political literature logoRansome's drawing of a pestle and mortar, our essay collections logoRansome's drawing of an armadillo, our world about him logoRansome's drawing of three pigeons, our autobiography logo