Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Five-year-old Tim lives by the sea and longs to be a sailor. Although his parents have forbidden it, he seizes the opportunity to stowaway on a steamer and his dreams of life on the ocean are finally realised.
Tim soon settles in to life on board, making friends with the Captain and taking the second mate his grog. However, one day a terrible storm hits the ship and soon little Tim and the Captain are the last men standing aboard the sinking vessel. Will help arrive in time?
This charming and ultimately reassuring story is a reissue of Edward Ardizzone's classic 1936 picture book. The exquisite illustrations have stood the test of time and are sure to enchant a new generation of children and their parents.