Flying Scotsman and the Best Birthday Ever

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Flying Scotsman and the Best Birthday Ever

Flying Scotsman and the Best Birthday Ever

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Her dad is the famous train’s driver, and every year her favourite birthday treat is a trip to see him at work.

My son is mad about trains and loves the Flying Scotsman and has even seen it twice and rode on it so I thought that this book would be great for a birthday gift. Her birthdays are celebrations, with the train puffing and hurtling past her and her driver father waving from his carriage.Yesterday a parent came over to tell me how impressed she was by the book fair and that you did a fabulous job of selling the books to the children first.

Flying Scotsman and the Best Birthday Ever is a lovely story about a little girl who dreams of working on the footplate of Flying Scotsman just like her Dad. You guys are such a force for good and I am a passionate supporter of Indie booksellers, so I'm so happy this worked out well (I'd love to know how many books were sold if you have it to hand - it felt like quite a lot! But each time Flying Scotsman pulls away, Iris wishes more than anything that she could be in the driver's cab, just like her dad. This exhibition presents the first opportunity see the full collection of original watercolours illustrated by Michael Foreman for the book. Bronnie is so lovely with the boys and we also felt that having a man enthusing about the books set a great example.Michael Foreman is an internationally renowned, multi-award-winning children’s book illustrator and author. They would also only drop off a case of books and leave us to run it – it was so lovely to have you on hand to chat to the children and recommend them books, as well as the small (but appreciated! A celebration of the world’s most famous locomotive’s centenary, Flying Scotsman And The Best Birthday Ever is the work of Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman – two of Britain’s best-loved children’s book creators. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products.

A spunky heroine and a mighty train combine forces to challenge notions of gender roles and will encourage all readers to hold fast to their dreams. Published in association with the National Railway Museum, York, Flying Scotsman and the Best Birthday Ever takes readers on a journey through the golden age of steam travel, paying tribute to the women who drove the trains and kept the railways running during the Second World War. You guys were so fab and Dawn was such a lovely presence in the schools - I will absolutely be in touch next time I'm in your neck of the woods. Flying Scotsman was built in Doncaster works, the first locomotive of the newly formed London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) and entered service on 24 February 1923.He has written more than 150 books, including the internationally celebrated War Horse , and was appointed Children’s Laureate in 2003. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. The picture book is perfect for train buffs of all ages over five and makes for great reading with parents, grandparents, guardians and teachers. With ‘ men needed to go and fight in the army, the airforce or the navy- women were needed to work on the railways’.



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