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Station Jim A sweet and heart-warming illustrated Christmas tale for all the family about one special dog's railway adventures.

Written by Louis de Bernieres

Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark

Station Jim A sweet and heart-warming illustrated Christmas tale for all the family about one special dog's railway adventures. Synopsis

A heartwarming tale about a mischievous dog who works on the steam trains. Beautifully illustrated, it is the perfect gift. One day in autumn, in the days when all the trains were driven by steam, a railway guard found something abandoned on a train... Mr Ginger Leghorn is used to collecting up umbrellas and other lost property but he's never found an abandoned puppy on his train before. He has no intention of keeping it but his five children - Alfie, Arthur, Beryl, Sissy and Albert - have other ideas and Jim is soon a much-loved, but often disruptive, member of the family. Whether it's his feud with the cat, getting stuck in rabbit-holes, accidentally going to sea, accompanying the children to school or carol singing at Christmas, Jim has a knack of making himself the centre of attention. This little black and tan puppy with its small bright eyes and very waggy rump becomes something of a hero in his town, and even catches the eye of the King himself. Station Jim is a story for both children and adults and includes delightful pictures by celebrated illustrator Emma Chichester Clark.

Station Jim A sweet and heart-warming illustrated Christmas tale for all the family about one special dog's railway adventures. Press Reviews

De Bernieres is a gorgeous storyteller * Daily Telegraph * A singular, cherishable voice * Mail on Sunday *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781787301610
Publication date: 7th November 2019
Author: Louis de Bernieres
Illustrator: Emma Chichester Clark
Publisher: Harvill Secker an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 144 pages

About Louis de Bernieres

Louis de Bernieres (Author) Louis de Bernieres is the bestselling author of Captain Corelli's Mandolin, which won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Best Book in 1995. His most recent books are So Much Life Left Over and The Dust That Falls From Dreams, the short story collection Labels and the poetry collection The Cat in the Treble Clef.Emma Chichester Clark (Illustrator) Emma Chichester Clark is one of Britain's best loved children's authors and illustrators. She is the author of the immensely popular Blue Kangaroo series and many other books, and has illustrated books by Roald Dahl, Kevin Crossley-Holland, Peter Dickinson, Michael ...

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