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  • Published: 30 September 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448173921
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

The Boy and the Monkey




A witty story about a pair of memorable characters - Tim and his pet monkey, Pistol.

Set in the streets of London, the story follows the hopes and aspirations of young Tim and his pet monkey, Pistol, as they use their wits to get money out of rich folk. Their apparent success is brought to a halt one disasterous foggy evening , and Tim and Pistol are led off to Newgate Gaol . . .

  • Published: 30 September 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448173921
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

About the author

Leon Garfield

Leon Garfield was born in Brighton in 1921. He was the acclaimed author of more than thirty novels for children and adults including Devil in the Fog, winner of the inaugural Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize in 1967, The God Beneath the Sea, winner of the 1970 Carnegie Medal, and John Diamond, winner of the 1980 Whitbread literary award. He was also elected a member of the Royal Society of Literature. He died in 1996.

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