Tip Tap Went the Crab

Author(s): Tim Hopgood


When a curious little crab tip-taps out of her rock pool to explore the big blue sea, she discovers a world full of wonderful creatures. But after she's counted everything from one noisy seagull and two sleepy sea lions to nine silent sharks at the bottom of the sea, the little crab soon realizes that her very own rock pool is the most amazing place of all. And so she tip-taps happily home ...closely followed by her ten baby crabs. An engaging board book about counting from the winner of the Best Emerging Illustrator, Booktrust Early Years Awards.


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Tim Hopgood worked as a graphic designer and freelance illustrator before turning his hand to children's books. HERE COMES FRANKIE (978-1-4050-9271-5) won him the Best Emerging Illustrator category at the Early Years Awards 2008 and received critical acclaim. This followed his huge success with A DOG CALLED ROD (978-1-4050-9269-2) which was shortlisted for both the Red House Book Award and the British Book Design Awards. Tim is married with two children and lives in the centre of York.

General Fields

  • : 9781447218678
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Macmillan Children's Books
  • : February 2013
  • : 142mm X 188mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 30
  • : Colour
  • : Tim Hopgood
  • : Board book
  • : Illust
  • : 823.92