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Edward Ardizzone

  • 4 stars across 25 books
    Eleanor Farjeon was born in London in 1881. Her first book Nursery Rhymes of London Town was published in 1916, and she went on to write over 60 books for children, including many collections of verse. As well as the Hans Christian Andersen International Medal and the Carnegie Medal which she was awarded for The Little Bookroom, Eleanor Farjeon was also award the Regina Medal in 1959 for her complete works. Eleanor Farjeon died in 1965. Edward Ardizzone was born in 1900. After leaving school he worked as a clerk in the City of London and studied life-drawing in the evenings. In 1936 Edward Ardizzone made an illustrated story of a book he had made up for his children, Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain. A much-loved artist, Ardizzone went on to illustrate more than 170 books and was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1956 and the CBE in 1971. Edward Ardizzone died in 1979.
    31st October 2005

    Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain

    Things don't go to plan for Tim, the youngest ever sailor, when he stows away on board a steamer!... More

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    6th October 2011

    The Little Bookroom

    A girl sits in a dusty room, crammed to the rafters with books. Sunlight dances on the covers, between which are stories... More

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    1st March 2007

    Ship'S Cook Ginger

    When the crew of the Claribel fall sick, the second mate takes charge. He orders Tim to steer East - but Tim knows that ... More

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    14th November 2008

    Diana and Her Rhinoceros

    Diana Effingham-Jones is a sensible child. So she does not panic when an escaped rhinoceros with a horrid cold walks int... More

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    1st March 2007

    Tim'S Last Voyage

    When Tim and Ginger sign up for a three-day voyage on the Arabella, they don't expect to be fighting for their lives. Ti... More

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    27th January 2014

    Jim at the Corner

    Every time he went out for his daily walk, Derry had to pass the corner where old Jim sat on his orange box. And every t... More

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    31st October 2005

    Tim and Lucy Go to Sea

    Things never quite go as planned on one of Tim's voyages. His new friend Lucy and her guardian Mr. Grimes are delighted ... More

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    13th November 2008

    Johnny the Clockmaker

    Johnny loves making things and whenever he has spare time he can be found hammering and banging and sawing up pieces of ... More

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    5th March 2015

    Tim All Alone

    Little Tim's adventures at sea have delighted generations of children ever since the first book was published in 1936.... More

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