The Little Red Train Gift Collection by Benedict Blathwayt
  

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The Little Red Train Gift Collection by Benedict Blathwayt

This title presents Join Duffy Driver and the Little Red Train on three action packed adventures! This collection of classic tales will appeal to all little boys and girls obsessed with engines, trains and things that go! In The Runaway Train , a drowsy Duffy Driver forgets to put on the brakes and off chuffs the Little Red Train - without it's driver! Can Duffy catch up? Only with the help of a few friends! There's an obstacle round every bend in Little Red Train To The Rescue, can the Little Red Train overcome animals on the line, trees on the track and severe snow to make it to Birchcombe village on time? The Little Red Train is set to do a spot of sightseeing in Green Light For The Little Red Train. When the signalman tells Duffy to keep going through every green light, that's just what he does, even when it takes him through France, Italy and Spain! What a journey!

About the Author

Benedict Blathwayt

Benedict Blathwayt started as a painter working from his own studio at the age of seventeen, and held a number of successful exhibitions. Since then he has worked in the Hebrides as a dairyman (which accounts for his wonderful character, Bramble the cow and for the Scottish scenery in Little House by the Sea) and in Wales as a wildlife artist for Nature Conservancy. Now living on Exmoor, he has published over thirty children's books, the very successful Bramble books selling over a million copies in Sainsburys in the l990s. He was short-listed for the Smarties Book Award, (middle category) with Tangle and the Firesticks. He builds his picture book stories round farm animal heroes, Kip the sheep dog, Tig and Tag, the sheep, Bella the goose, Pebble the pony. He has also created board books featuring a tractor, a rally car, an aeroplane, a big truck and a ferry. More recently Hutchinson have published Ben`s Big Book of Cars which is proving immensely popular. Ben is planning more in this series.

Married to an artist, Ben Blathwayt lives in Somerset on the edge of Exmoor and has two sons.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
80 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5

Author

Benedict Blathwayt
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Publisher

Hutchinson an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

4th October 2007

ISBN

9780091798932


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