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The Time Time Stopped


  • Short-listed, OLA Silver Birch Express Award, 2012

The Time Time Stopped Canadian Title

By Don Gillmor   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9781443102131 Paperback
160 Pages | 5.24" x 7.62" | Ages 8 to 11

An awesome adventure about a boy who makes time stop - or so he thinks.

Ten-year-old Tristan Burberry has endured many hours of unpleasantness lately. Time spent pinned under the disapproving gaze of his new teacher, time spent trudging through the mall after his older sister, and time spent sitting with the school bully on the bus. Tristan hates time. So he makes it stop. Or so he thinks...

When the world comes to a confused standstill, Tristan thinks it's his fault. In actual fact, time has stopped because the Time Keeper, who has been making time for centuries, has quit, fed up with people's lack of appreciation. Then, unfortunately, the Time Keeper gets kidnapped by the nefarious Time Bandits. Tristan, along with his sister Bella, sets out on a long and complicated journey to find him, hoping to get time back.

In the tradition of Roald Dahl, The Time Time Stopped is a funny and far-fetched adventure. With wonderful illustrations by Ashley Spires throughout, readers will love this whimsical look at one of the central preoccupations of our lives: time.