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The Tindims of Rubbish Island and the Spooky Secret by Sally Gardner, illustrated by Lydia Corry
 The Tindims of Rubbish Island, 5

Turning our everyday rubbish into treasure, the tiny Tindims are back for a spooktacular Halloween adventure!

A pumpkin orange moon hangs over Rubbish Island when a ghost washes ashore. The Tindims are busy creating recycled Halloween hats and no one notices, but this little ghost has a spooky secret it is biding its time to reveal...

Printed in dyslexia-friendly font with pictures on every page and perfect for the reluctant reader, the Tindims of Rubbish Island is an empowering series for 5-8 year olds inspiring conservation and inventive ways to recycle.

Head of Zeus, a Zephyr book * Children’s Fiction
12 Oct 2023 * 112pp * £5.99 * 9781804549292

'Combining eccentric characters, short chapters and lively illustrations, this delightful new series is ideal for confident, independent readers. Full of joy and laughter, this quirky adventure also carries an important environmental message about waste, pollution and recycling' BookTrust Great Books Guide 2021.

'Gardner remains the patron saint of the reluctant reader' Daily Telegraph.

'An idiosyncratic genius' The Times.

'Sally Gardner's tale unfolds with all the beautiful illogicality of a dream' Financial Times.

'Slightly older fairytale fans will relish Lydia Corry's delicious pictures'
 Guardian, on Eight Princesses and a Magic Mirror
Sally Gardner
Sally Gardner
Sally Gardner gained a first class degree at a leading London art college and became a successful theatre costume designer before illustrating and writing books. Her debut novel, I, Coriander won the Nestle Gold Award and she is also a Costa and Carnegie prize-winner. Her books have been translated all over the world and have sold over two million copies. Find Sally online at, or on Twitter @TheSallyGardner.
Lydia Corry
Lydia Corry
Lydia Corry graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2009. Her publishing debut was Eight Princesses and a Magic Mirror (Zephyr, 2019) She lives with her family in Hastings. Find Lydia on Instagram @lydiacorryillustrations and her website
ALSO BY Lydia Corry
Eight Princesses and a Magic Mirror
The Girl Who Talked to Trees
The Tindims of Rubbish Island
The Tindims and the Turtle Tangle
The Tindims and the Ten Green Bottles
The Tindims and the Floating Moon