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Johnny the Clockmaker
Edward Ardizzone
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Johnny the Clockmaker

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Johnny loves to make things. Whenever he has spare time, he can be found hammering and banging and sawing up pieces of wood. But his parents don't think much of his hobby — to them, it’s just a noisy, nonsensical, and very dusty activity. So it comes as no surprise that when Johnny decides to make a grandfather clock, they advise him to do something “useful” instead. Only

Paperback, 48 pages
Published August 1st 1989 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published 1960)
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Edward Jeffrey Irving Ardizzone, CBE, RA ( was an English artist, writer and illustrator, chiefly of children's books.
For Tim All Alone (Oxford, 1956), which he wrote and illustrated, Ardizzone won the inaugural Kate Greenaway Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book illustration by a British subject.

For the 50th anniversary of the Medal (1955–2005) it was n
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