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The Forest of Boland Light Railway

The Forest of Boland Light Railway

The Forest of Boland Light Railway

by 'BB'

Publisher Eyre & Spottiswoode

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About the book

Here, at last, is another delightful book for young people by the Carnegie Medalist, 'BB', author of The Little Grey Men.

This is quite an enchanting story of a colony of gnomes who live in the vast Forest of Boland.

They are jolly, industrious little people, with wives and children, and they spend much of their time quarrying in their mines for precious metals. To transport themselves to and from the mines, and also to provide outings for their families, they install the Forest of Boland Light Railway, and their chief pride is the exquisitely made locomotive, the Boland Belle.

This task was not so difficult as might be imagined, for, as the author is careful to point out, the gnomes discovered the power of steam long before we did.

Of course Denys Watkins-Pitchford illustrates the story and has managed to capture the humour and excitement with ingenious detail such as children delight in. No child must be without this book.

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About the Author

'BB'

'BB' is the pseudonym of Denys Watkins-Pitchford.

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    All of our books that have a dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.

  • Book Condition & Notes

    Good first edition in an unclipped dust-jacket. Hardcover has some fading and discolouration, particularly to the spine. The dust-jacket is torn in places, with some staining and fading. Foxing and yellowing to pages and edges. This book is located in our Brighton store, and may take longer for delivery.

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