The tiny Tindims are like the Borrowers-on-Sea, who turn our everyday rubbish into treasure. A world of characters and adventures to inspire conservation and inventive ways to recycle.
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
About the Author
Mother-daughter duo, Sally Gardner and Lydia Corry are keen conservationists. Aware of our plastic problem, they came up with the idea of the Tindims on seaside strolls. Sally is a Costa and Carnegie-winning author whose books have sold over two million copies worldwide. Lydia's debut illustrated gift book, Eight Princesses and a Magic Mirror
, was Guardian
Best Book of 2019 and published by Zephyr.