Little Red Train Busy Day by Benedict Blathwayt


Little Red Train Busy Day by Benedict Blathwayt

All aboard! The Little Red Train is in for a very busy day. There's post to deliver, rails and sleepers for the new track, a flock of sheep for Hilltop Farm, and lots of passengers for Barnacle Bay! Keep your eyes peeled on the journey - there's lots of added fun! Peek inside the Little Red Train's engine and East Sidings station with fun cut-aways! Can you spot the landmarks, bridges, tunnels and signals along the way? Count all the sheep at Hilltop Farm and ...use the map to follow the Little Red Train on his very busy day! You'll never have a dull journey with the Little Red Train !


A sure-fire stocking-filler The Bookseller You'll never have a dull journey with the Little Red Train Bournemouth Daily Echo I never tire of studying the meticulously-designed illustrations in Blathwayt's books, from beautifully observed farm animals and scenic views to discarded tin cans on railway sidings South Wales Argus

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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32 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

1st October 2009



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