Johnny the Clockmaker

Johnny the Clockmaker

by Edward Ardizzone
     
 

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Johnny loves making things and whenever he has spare time he can be found hammering and banging and sawing up pieces of wood. But his parents don't think much of his hobby. 'Oh dear!' they cry whenever he begins, 'JOHNNY IS UP TO HIS NONSENSE AGAIN.'So it comes as no surprise that when he decides to make a grandfather clock they call him silly and tell him to do

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Johnny loves making things and whenever he has spare time he can be found hammering and banging and sawing up pieces of wood. But his parents don't think much of his hobby. 'Oh dear!' they cry whenever he begins, 'JOHNNY IS UP TO HIS NONSENSE AGAIN.'So it comes as no surprise that when he decides to make a grandfather clock they call him silly and tell him to do something 'useful' instead. In fact, the only person who believes Johnny can do it is Susannah. Will Johnny be able to build his very own grandfather clock, with only the help of Susannah and Joe the Blacksmith?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192721204
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1981
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Edward Ardizzone (1900-1979) was born in 1900. In 1905 his family moved to Ipswich, where he learned to know and love the little coastal steamers that he was to draw so often in the Little Tim books. Illustrator of more than 170 much-loved children's books, Edward Ardizzone was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1956 and the CBE in 1971. He died in 1979.

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