Tim in Danger by Edward Ardizzone


Tim in Danger by Edward Ardizzone

Ginger is fed up with life on dry land. One morning, Charlotte and Tim wake to find a note saying he's run away to the high seas. They set off to find him, but with no money, the only way they can do it is to sign on with a ship's crew. A terrible fog surrounds their ship with disastrous results - but the adventure is just beginning! Ardizzone's witty prose and illustrations form a lively portrait of the comical, but always exciting, escapades.


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

Edward Ardizzone

Edward Ardizzone was born in 1900. His family moved to Ipswich in 1905 and lived there until Ardizzone was fourteen. It was in Ipswich, as he later wrote, that he "...learnt to know and love the little coastal steamers that I have drawn so often in the Tim books."

Ardizzone illustrated more than 170 books and his outstanding work in the field of children's book illustration was recognised when he won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1956. The adventures of Tim are firm favourites with readers, young and old, throughout the world.

He lived in Maida Vale in London for most of his life, but was away for the whole war, working as an official War Artist.

Edward Ardizzone was a member of the Royal Academy of Arts and was appointed CBE in 1971.

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

1st April 2006



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