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Timmy the Tug

A Story in Colour, A Story in Rhyme

Jim Downer, Ted Hughes

'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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  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
  • Year: 2009
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 40pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 197x260mm
  • ISBN: 9780500514962
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.4kg
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