Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain
Set of six classic Little Tim stories with an audiobook compact disc read by Stephen Fry. Little Tim and the brave sea captain: Things don't go to plan for Tim, the youngest ever sailor, when he stows away on board a steamer! Tim to the rescue: 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 his next scrape, which involves some hair-restorer that worked all too well. Tim all alone: 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! Tim in danger: 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. Tim's friend Towser: 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! 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 trouble. Tim bravely rows a small boat out to sea to find his friend, but danger looms ahead!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - oapostrophe - LibraryThing
Little Tim wants to be a sailor and was very sad when his parents told him he'd have to wait years until he was grown-up. One day his friend the old boatman asks him if he'd like to go on board a ship ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dchaves - LibraryThing
Oh my. Quite scary. The kids want to know what grog is? This book is a child's dream of adventure. But a little frightening; going to "Davey Jones' locker" and sending a telegram to the parents that he is safe? Like the dream he gets the medal for bravery in the end. Read full review