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The Adventures of Tim series

Edward Ardizzone both wrote and illustrated this series of pictures books about a boy named Tim who wants to go to sea.

Books in the The Adventures of Tim series:

The Adventures of Tim (1985)

Six stories of Tim, a small boy who lived in a house by the sea. Includes Tim and Ginger, Tim and Charlotte, Tim’s Friend Towser, Tim to the Lighthouse, Tim in Danger and Tim all Alone.

Author: Edward Ardizzone
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain (1936)

Tim runs away to sea and has many adventures before he is safe on land again.

Author: Edward Ardizzone
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain (1944)

Tim runs away to sea and has many adventures before he is safely at home again. This is the first paperback edition.

Author: Edward Ardizzone
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain (1955)

Tim runs away to sea and has many adventures before he is safe at home again. This post-war edition was completely redrawn and additional text added to make it the standard 48 page length.

Author: Edward Ardizzone
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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Ship’s Cook Ginger (1977)

Tim and Ginger are off on another sea voyage. When the crew is laid low by food poisoning the two friends must come to the rescue.

Author: Edward Ardizzone
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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Tim All Alone (1956)

Time arrives home from his vacation and finds his parents gone and the house closed up. He sets out to scour the world for them.

1956

Author: Edward Ardizzone
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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Tim and Charlotte (1951)

Tim and Ginger rescue a little girl from the sea whom they name Charlotte. When her aunt Agatha turns up there is trouble.

Author: E. Powys Mathers
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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Tim and Ginger (1965)

When ginger is trapped offshore by the rising tide Tim rows out to rescue him. A storm comes up and they are sent on the rocks.

Author: Edward Ardizzone
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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Tim and Lucy Go to Sea (1938)

Tim and Lucy are invited to sail on a yacht, but are captured by mutineers.

Author: Edward Ardizzone
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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Tim and Lucy Go to Sea (1944)

Tim and Lucy are invited to cruise on a yacht and are captured by mutineers.

Author: Edward Ardizzone
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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Tim and Lucy Go to Sea (1958)

Time and Lucy are invited to cruise on a yacht and are captured by mutineers.

Author: Edward Ardizzone
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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Tim in Danger (1953)

When Ginger runs away to sea, Tim and Charlotte sign on to a ship to follow him and endure many hardships before they all see home again.

Author: Edward Ardizzone
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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Tim to the Lighthouse (1968)

When Tim observes that the lighthouse is not lit, he and Captain McFee go to investigate.

Author: Edward Ardizzone
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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Tim to the Rescue (1949)

Tim signs on with Captain McFee for another voyage and meets ship’s boy Ginger.

Author: E. Powys Mathers
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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Tim’s Friend Towser (1962)

Tim and Ginger are cabin boys aboard the S.S. Royal Fusilier when they find a puppy and smuggle him aboard - to the Captain’s great disgust.

Author: Edward Ardizzone
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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Tim’s Last Voyage (1972)

In the tenth and last of Tim’s adventures he and Ginger end up in classic form wrecked on the Goodwin Sands.

Author: Edward Ardizzone
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone

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