Author(s): Chris Judge
Tin is looking after his little sister Nickel one afternoon when she grabs hold of a balloon and floats away! Tin and his dog Zinc set off in hot pursuit as she floats towards the big city...Can they rescue Nickel before she goes too far?
Shortlisted for the Irish Children's Book Award, this robot rumpus comes from the award-winning creator of The Lonely Beast.
"Judge's eye-catching illustrations are a joy." Irish Independent - "Judge has a brilliant knack for structure, while his colourful graphics will appeal to children as well as their parents." The Sunday Business Post - "Enjoyable and well-paced. Most collections will find this title a worthy addition." School Library Journal - "A wonderful adventure... Chris Judge's illustrations are a delight." Lovereading Book of the Month - "Colourful, off-beat and very funny, this is a delight." The Irish Examiner
Chris Judge is an illustrator and painter based in Dublin. His work has appeared in advertising, newspapers, magazines and exhibitions around the world. His debut picture book, The Lonely Beast, won the Irish Children's Book Award in 2011. He also illustrated the critically acclaimed Danger is Everywhere: A Handbook for Avoiding Danger, written by award winning comedian, David O'Doherty.