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The Forest Railway Stories : Book 2

The Forest Railway Stories : Book 2
Teddy's Christmas

Matt Crossfield

40 pages. 210x210mm. Card covers.

ISBN13 : 9781911038702


“Silly moles, digging their holes. I don’t need their dirty, old coal!” It’s Christmas time and Teddy the diesel engine has an important job to do on the Forest Railway but the Free Miner Moles keep getting in his way. In this festive railway story, we also discover the tradition of Free Mining, which is unique to the Forest of Dean. So follow Teddy on his journey to collect Santa, as he learns that help when needed can come from the most unexpected of places …

About the Author : Matt Crossfield is a young author and illustrator, who graduated from the University of South Wales, Cardiff, with a BA Hons in Animation. He was the winner of the Young Cartoonist of the Year Award 2018, a national competition organised by the British Cartoonist Association. Matt is also very pleased and excited to have been chosen to design the 2019 Christmas cards for The Prince’s Trust. This is the second book in the Forest Railway Stories series, the first being about the Sheep Family in the Forest of Dean. Railways have always been one of his interests and Matt has been a volunteer on the Dean Forest Railway at Norchard for some time. Matt says: “I hope you’ve enjoyed reading these books as much as I’ve enjoyed writing about Teddy and all the Forest Railway characters. Wishing you a very happy Christmas and see you soon for more adventures!”

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