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Tim's Friend Towser

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It was a stormy day aboard the S.S. "Royal Fusilier" when Tim found a stowaway hidden in a lifeboat--a tiny puppy. His only problem was Captain Piper, who loved cats--especially his own--but simply hated dogs.First published between 1936 and 1977, Edward Ardizzone's classic Little Tim books have been loved by generations of children for their spirited adventures and totall ...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published October 31st 2000 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published 1962)
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Betsy
Jun 06, 2012 Betsy rated it really liked it
Another fun adventure for Tim and his friend Ginger whilst away at sea! This one features Towser--lovable dog and faithful companion.

The Tim books are great read alouds to older preschoolers and up, but they also work nicely as early readers for children who are almost ready to leave Henry and Mudge and co. behind. They remind me a bit of the Blaze books--longer narratives not broken up by chapters, but the font is large and the story is quite readable, especially with the help of the illustrat
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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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