TiN by Chris Judge


Written by Chris Judge
Illustrated by Chris Judge

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One of our Books of the Year 2014 - September 2014 Book of the Month A wonderful adventure is sparked by Tin’s little sister Nickel when she climbs a tree, grabs a balloon and floats off into the sky. Tin is meant to be looking after Nickel so he and his dog Zinc set off in hot pursuit. Luckily, Tin grabs Nickel just in time to enjoy the balloon ride too before disaster strikes. Can Tin get his sister home safely? Chris Judge’s illustrations are a delight.


TiN by Chris Judge

Tin is looking after his little sister Nickel one afternoon when she grabs hold of a balloon and floats away! Tin and his dog Zinc set off in hot pursuit as she floats towards the big city...Can they rescue Nickel before she goes too far?


Judge's eye-catching illustrations are a joy. Irish Independent

About the Author

Chris Judge

Chris Judge is the award winning author/illustrator of The Lonely Beast, three successive picture books and a number of other projects. His work has appeared in high-profile advertising campaigns, newspapers, magazines, exhibitions and other media in Ireland and the UK.

Visit Chris' Lonely Beast website which has a space for readers' artwork and things to make.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Publication date

2nd April 2015




Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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