Timmy the Tug by Jim Downer
  

Synopsis

Timmy the Tug by Jim Downer

Ted Hughes was one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. Now, over ten years after his death, Thames & Hudson is publishing a children's poem by him that had been lost for over fifty years. Written in the mid-1950s to accompany his friend Jim Downer's story about Timmy the Tug, the poem recounts Timmy's escape from his moorings and subsequent adventures on the high seas. Downer's illustrations are a charming focus to this enchanting tale that, besides appealing to children everywhere, is set to be one of the biggest literary events of the year.

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Vigorous, witty, and, as in all [Hughes's] subsequent poetry for children, free from the temptation of talking down to his readers. Hughes fans especially will value this rough-hewn gem Vigorous, witty, and, as in all [Hughes s] subsequent poetry for children, free from the temptation of talking down to his readers.

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Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

Jim Downer
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Publisher

Thames & Hudson Ltd

Publication date

21st September 2009

ISBN

9780500514962


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