Author(s): Edward Ardizzone
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'On the fourth day out a terrible thing happened. A great wave dashed over the side and washed the funnel overboard. The engines stopped and the Arabella rolled like a dead thing in a waste of waters...' When Tim and Ginger sign up for a three-day voyage on the Arabella, they don't expect to be fighting for their lives. Tim and Ginger's last voyage together turns into one of their most exciting adventures ever!
"Some of the saltiest and most satisfying picture books created during the last generation." Maurice Sendak"
Edward Ardizzone was born in 1900, 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 has] drawn so often in the Tim books." Illustrator of more than 170 books, Mr. Ardizzone was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1956 and the CBE in 1971.