Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain
Written by Edward Ardizzone
Part of the Little Tim Series
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Tim Bowler, February 2010 Guest Editor, chose Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain. Here's why:
"This is the first book I ever read (age 5) and it started my passion for sea stories. Little Tim stows away on a ship. He makes friends with the captain but then a storm blows up and the ship starts to sink. The crew put off in the lifeboats, leaving only the captain (who refuses to go) and Tim (who's been forgotten). I remember my fear as a small boy when I thought Tim was going to drown. I won't tell you what happens. Read it for yourself. It's a charming book and beautifully illustrated by the author."
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Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain by Edward Ardizzone
Things don't go to plan for Tim, the youngest ever sailor, when he stows away on board a steamer!
"This is pure escapism and it is refreshing to find a book of such quality surviving and succeeding through generations of readers but still being published today amongst the buzz and fizz of novelty books" - www.writeaway.org.uk
"An exquisite reissue of Edward Ardizzone's classic 1936 picture book, which is sure to enchant a new generation of readers" - www.booktrusted.com
"The combination of exciting action, vivid characters and fabulously detailed illustrations still make the Little Tim series enthralling." - The Ultimate First Book Guide
About the Author
Interest Age: From 4
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Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
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