Timmy the Tug

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'Timmy was a paddle-boat, sound as a gong' – but he had been left to rust in the sleepy quays when paddles went out of fashion. Written in the 1950s and only recently rediscovered, Ted Hughes's poem about a tug that escapes his moorings and explores the high seas originally accompanied a story that was conceived and illustrated in watercolours by his friend Jim Downer. Timmy the Tug is presented here in a facsimile of the original manuscript. Age 4+

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Timmy the Tug

Timmy the Tug

A Story in Colour, A Story in Rhyme

Hardback40pp Illustrated197x260mm

9780500514962     Product Code: 298416

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'Timmy was a paddle-boat, sound as a gong' – but he had been left to rust in the sleepy quays when paddles went out of fashion. Written in the 1950s and only recently rediscovered, Ted Hughes's poem about a tug that escapes his moorings and explores the high seas originally accompanied a story that was conceived and illustrated in watercolours by his friend Jim Downer. Timmy the Tug is presented here in a facsimile of the original manuscript. Age 4+

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