Once Upon a Tide by Tony Mitton
  

Synopsis

Once Upon a Tide by Tony Mitton

Over the ocean Bess and I sailed to the place where sea meets sky. A charming adventure story featuring ships, pirates and buried treasure, with lovely illustrations which will captivate all young children.

About the Author

Tony Mitton

Tony Mitton was born in 1951 in North Africa, the son of a soldier. Until he was 9 he lived mostly in Africa, Germany and Hong Kong. He went to state boarding school in Suffolk and went on to do an English Literature degree at Cambridge University. He then trained to be an English teacher before making the switch to primary school teaching.

Tony worked as a primary school teacher between the ages of 25 to 49, but for the last 13 years of that period he taught part-time. During that period he began to spend 2 or 3 days a week working at his writing, and wrote poems and stories for school reading books and also for trade market books. He now writes full-time and visits lots of schools, libraries and events to talk about his work.

He lives in a small house in the middle of Cambridge with his wife and two children, and a cat called Tiggy, who is definitely one of the family. Tony likes Cambridge but he and his wife often wish they'd settled somewhere where there are better places for walking, like cliffs and hills with good views of the landscape.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5 To 5

Author

Tony Mitton
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Author's Website

www.tonymitton.co.uk/

Publisher

Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

6th July 2006

ISBN

9780552548212


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