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Head of Zeus
The Tindims of Rubbish Island
The Tindims of Rubbish Island Sally Gardner, illustrated by Lydia Corry
 The Tindims, 1

The tiny Tindims are like the Borrowers-on-Sea, who turn our everyday rubbish into treasure.

Mother-and-daughter duo, prizewinning Sally Gardner and Lydia Corry, create a fun new world of characters and adventures in their empowering new series for 5-8 year olds inspiring conservation and inventive ways to recycle.

'What is rubbish today is treasure tomorrow.' Discover Rubbish Island which the Tindims have built entirely from things we have thrown away. Captain Spoons, Mug, Jug, Brew, Skittle and friends are busy recycling when Ethel B Dina is blown out to sea and the Tindims must launch a rescue operation with the help of some friendly fish and surprises along the way.

Printed in dyslexia-friendly font with pictures on every page and perfect for the reluctant reader, the Tindims show keen young ecologists how to help protect our planet for the future.

'An idiosyncratic genius' THE TIMES

'Sally Gardner's tale unfolds with all the beautiful illogicality of a dream' FINANCIAL TIMES

Head of Zeus, a Zephyr book * Children’s Fiction
03 Sep 2020 * 144pp * £4.49 * 9781838935689
REVIEWS
'Combining eccentric characters, short chapters and lively illustrations, this delightful new series from a talented mother-daughter team 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.
'This is not only a terrific story for newly independent readers to enjoy on their own but if your junior classes are planning an environmental or recycling unit this would make a super introduction to some serial reading ... Little ones will enjoy the creativity of the Tindims, their quirky personalities and will, no doubt, be able to come up with many ideas of their own'
Just So Stories.
PRAISE FOR SALLY GARDNER & LYDIA CORRY:

'An idiosyncratic genius' The Times.

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

'Sally Gardner can always surprise' Books for Keeps.

'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.
ALSO IN THE SERIES
The Tindims and the Turtle Tangle
The Tindims and the Ten Green Bottles
The Tindims and the Floating Moon
Author
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. Zephyr also publishes Sally Gardner's 7-9 series, illustrated by Nick Maland.
ALSO BY Sally Gardner
Mr Tiger, Betsy and the Blue Moon
Mr Tiger, Betsy and the Sea Dragon
Invisible in a Bright Light
Mr Tiger, Betsy and the Golden Seahorse
The Tindims and the Turtle Tangle
The Tindims and the Ten Green Bottles
The Tindims and the Floating Moon
Illustrator
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). She lives with her family in Hastings.
ALSO BY Lydia Corry
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