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Westward Ho!

(or The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight of Bourrough, etc., etc.)


Author(s):Charles Kingsley
Illustrator(s):N. C. Wyeth
Publisher(s): Charles Scribner’s Sons
Year Published: 1920
Type: Hardcover
Genre: Adventure
Boys Growing Up
Fiction - novel
Historical Fiction – Renaissance
Sea Stories
Age Range: Ages 9-12: Longer Chapter Books
Pages: 413
OCLC: 1842819


Amyas Leigh sails from England with Francis Drake and becomes a freebooter or pirate in the Carribean. He later returns to England at the time of the Spanish Armada. The novel is blighted by it virulent anti-Catholicsm. Read online at Hathitrust.

This book is the Main Edition.

This book belongs to the Series: Scribner’s Illustrated Classics