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Written 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 Synopsis

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?

The Good Book Guide Review

In this exciting adventure, Tin chases his sister, Nickel, who has flown away on a balloon. They travel past a fairground, onto a parade and into a safari park, but then Tin catches up with his sister and brings her home in time for tea. This is an involving and animated book, its activity-filled narrative complemented by the striking and stylish geometric illustrations. (Ages 2–5)

TiN Press Reviews

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

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781911077657
Publication date: 01/02/2018
Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781783440405
Publication date: 04/09/2014
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783440405
Publication date: 4th September 2014
Author: Chris Judge
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers
Recommendations: Books of the Month, eBooks

About Chris Judge

Chris Judge is an illustrator and painter based in Dublin. His work  has appeared in advertising, newspapers, magazines and exhibitions around the world. His debut  picture book, The Lonely Beast, won the Irish Children’s Book Award in 2011.

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