Ship's Cook Ginger by Edward Ardizzone


Ship's Cook Ginger by Edward Ardizzone

When the crew of the Claribel fall sick, the second mate takes charge. He orders Tim to steer East - but Tim knows that this will lead the ship on to deadly rocks! The second mate, who is a terrible bully, refuses to listen. What can Tim do to save the ship?


Some of the saltiest and most satisfying picture books created during the last generation. Maurice Sendak

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 March 2007



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