Book List in Order: 17 titles

  • One day, Johnny gets out on the wrong side of the bed. His day starts badly and gets worse from there—until he finds a sixpence and decides to turn things around. This wordless story, told only by Ardizzone's trademark cross-hatched illustrations, ...


  • A wonderful boxed set of six classic Little Tim stories with a free bonus audiobook CD of them read by Stephen Fry.Tim and Ginger - Ginger pays no heed to the advice of the old boatman about dangerous tides. When he goes shrimping, he soons gets into...


  • Here is the story of two children, Sarah and Simon, whose father is a painter, and who live with their parents and baby brother in a big room called a Studio. Their father is talented, but unacknowledged, and so the family is poor, though very happy....


  • Diana Effingham-Jones is a sensible child. So sensible, in fact, that she doesn’t panic when an escaped rhinoceros walks into the family’s sitting room one winter evening. So sensible that she doesn’t even panic when it’s discovered that the ...


  • 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 co...


  • There was once a tiny doll who belonged to a girl who did not care for dolls. One day when the little girl was shopping in the supermarket with her mother, she threw the tiny doll into a deep freeze. So the tiny doll had to stay there, cold and lonel...


  • 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!...


  • When the crew of the Claribel fall sick, the second mate takes charge. He orders Tim to steer East - but Tim knows that this will lead the ship on to deadly rocks! The second mate, who is a terrible bully, refuses to listen. What can Tim do to save t...


  • Tim and Ginger find a puppy in one of the lifeboats and decide to call him Towser. But as Towser grows bigger and bigger, they have to work very hard at keeping him a secret. Captain Piper hates dogs Little Tim's adventures at sea have delighted gen...






  • Ginger pays no heed to the advice of the old boatman about dangerous tides. When he goes shrimping, he soons gets into trouble. Tim bravely rows a small boat out to sea to find his friend, but danger looms ahead!...


  • One night Tim notices that the light from the lighthouse is out. This means danger for ships at sea, who rely on the light to steer clear of the rocks. Foul play is suspected and it's up to Tim and friends to save the day in one of their most excitin...


  • Tim arrives home after a long holiday only to find his parents have vanished. The courageous Tim is determined to search the whole wide world, if necessary, to find them. Many people offer to help, but sometimes their help is the last thing he needs!...


  • Charlotte lives in a big house with lots of toys. Most little girls would be happy with so many toys, but not Charlotte! She wants to play with real friends and have real adventures. And on one dark and stormy day, Charlotte pops up - literally - in ...


  • Ginger is fed up with life on dry land. One morning, Charlotte and Tim wake to find a note saying he’s run away to the high seas. They set off to find him, but with no money, the only way they can do it is to sign on with a ship’s crew. A terribl...


  • Bored with his schoolwork, Tim longs to be at sea again, when who should appear but Captain McFee Back on board ship, Tim befriends Ginger, the first ship's boy. Unfortunately, mischievous Ginger will need all of Tim's resourcefulness to get out of ...


  • Little Tim lives by the sea. Two of his best buddies, the old boatman and Captain McFee, spin such exciting yarns about the sailor's life that Tim's determined to cast away. But his parents insist he’s much too young. His break comes sooner than he...


  • Things never quite go as planned on one of Tim's voyages. His new friend Lucy and her guardian Mr. Grimes are delighted when the enterprising five-year-old proposes they buy a boat and head out to sea. While cruising on the beautiful yacht Evangeline...