Timmy the Tug

Timmy the Tug

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Ted Hughes was one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. Now, over ten years after his death, Thames & Hudson is publishing a children's poem by him that had been lost for over fifty years. Written in the mid-1950s to accompany his friend Jim Downer's story about Timmy the Tug, the poem recounts Timmy's escape from his moorings and subsequent adventures on the high seas. Downer's illustrations are a charming focus to this enchanting tale that, besides appealing to children everywhere, is set to be one of the biggest literary events of the year.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 198 x 266 x 12mm | 439.98g
  • Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0500514968
  • 9780500514962
  • 263,723

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Hughes fans especially will value this rough-hewn gem

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