Author(s): Edward Ardizzone
Little Tim's adventures at sea have delighted generations of children ever since the first book was published in 1936. In this Kate Greenaway winning title, Tim arrives home after a long holiday to find his parents have vanished. He is determined to search the whole wide world, if necessary, to find them, and sets out on a journey filled with sea-faring adventure.
Winner of Kate Greenaway Medal 1956.
A very moving story with some desperately exciting illustrations. Books for Keeps
EDWARD ARDIZZONE was the eldest of five children. In 1905 his family moved to Ipswich, where he learnt to know and love the little coastal steamers that he was to draw so often in the Little Tim books. Illustrator of more than 170 much-loved children's books, Edward Ardizzone was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1956 and the CBE in 1971. He died in 1979. Comedian, actor, presenter and writer STEPHEN FRY was born in 1957 in London. He attended Queen's College Cambridge from 1979, joining the Cambridge Footlights Dramatic Club. His television successes include Blackadder, A Bit of Fry & Laurie and Jeeves and Wooster. Stephen has written for television and screen, and as a newspaper columnist - for the Literary Review, Daily Telegraph and The Guardian. Stephen Fry's four novels are The Liar, The Hippopotamus, Making History and The Stars' Tennis Balls. He is well-known for his audio recordings, which include all seven of the Harry Potter novels.