Topsy and Tim: First Sleepover by Jean Adamson

Topsy and Tim: First Sleepover

Written by Jean Adamson
Illustrated by


Topsy and Tim: First Sleepover by Jean Adamson

Well-known twins Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children having first experiences of their own. In Topsy and Tim: First Sleepover the twins are spending the night at their friend Tony's house. It's a lot of fun but it can be tricky being away from Mummy and Dad as well. How will they get on staying away from home for the first time? A trusted and well-loved pair who can help guide parents and children through 'first experiences', Topsy and Tim books have been beautifully updated with contemporary artwork. Topsy and Tim remain instantly recognisable to parents while in a fresh style that will appeal to a new generation of fans. Topsy and Tim is now also a popular live-action TV series on CBeebies!

About the Author

Jean Adamson is the creator of more than 100 much-loved children's books spanning five decades. She studied Illustration at Goldsmiths where she met her future husband and writing partner Gareth Adamson (1926-1982). They worked on children's books together, with Gareth producing the storylines and Jean the illustration, including Topsy and Tim. More than 130 Topsy and Tim titles have been published, selling upwards of 21 million copies around the world. Since 1998, over a million copies have been sold in the UK alone. Sixty episodes of an animated TV series followed, and so far three seasons of a live-action version have broadcast on CBeebies, which won the BAFTA Pre-school Live Action award in 2016. In 1999 Jean Adamson was awarded an MBE for her services to children's literature.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3 to 5 years


Jean Adamson
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Ladybird an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

7th January 2016



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