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The Swoop! or How Clarence Saved England


Author(s):P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s):C. Harrison
Publisher(s): Alston Rivers
Year Published: 1909
Type: Softcover
Genre: Boy Scouts
Boys Growing Up
Fiction - novel
Age Range: Ages 9-12: Longer Chapter Books
Pages: 122
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
OCLC: 2800950


While everyone is on August holiday, England’s enemies take the opportunity to invade her. Only Clarence and his Boy Scout troop stand in their way. Wodehouse later adapted this short novel to America as The Military Invasion of America, A Remarkable Tale of the German-Japanese Invasion of 1915. Read online at

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