Children's Hardcover Book, Kidnapped by Accident, Arthur Catherall, Fiction, Weekly Reader Book, Mystery Adventure, Illustrated
A children's hardcover book called Kidnapped by Accident by Arthur Catherall. This book is a Weekly Reader Presents. It has illustrations by Victor G. Ambrus.
While rowing to their Baltic Island home, a twelve-year-old girl and her fourteen-year-old brother collide with a yacht and begin a three-day adventure.
Arthur Catherall (1906–1980) was an English author, mostly of works for children. Catherall was born in Bolton, England. During the Second World War he served with the RAF in Burma and East Bengal. He also travelled widely in Europe, Africa and the Far East. A keen sailor, he also made several voyages in British trawlers to the fishing grounds off the coast of Iceland. His writing career was diverse and prolific, writing under his own name and also at least seven pseudonyms, including A. R. Channel; Dan Corby; J. Baltimore; Linda Peters; Peter Hallard; Trevor Maine and Margaret Ruthin. He wrote magazine short stories, single novels and series novels for all age groups and genders. By 1973 his U.K. publishers, J.M. Dent and Sons, claimed that sales of his books exceeded one million copies.
8½ inches in length
6 inches in width
Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co, New York -- 1969 -- Weekly Reader Book
This book is in very good condition. Binding is tight. There are no marks in this book. The book has shelf wear and the spine has some sun staining.
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