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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Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman chart a twentieth- century history of Flying Scotsman through Iris’s story, which travels through her work in the second world war, to the train’s international journeys too. I have even talked the head into a little revamp of the library so that we can display them properly!

An inspiring tale from Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman celebrating the world's most iconic train, Flying Scotsman, and its greatest fan, a young girl named Iris. He has written more than 150 books, including the internationally celebrated War Horse, and was appointed Children’s Laureate in 2003. With family at its heart, the story is warmly written and joyously illustrated by national treasures Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman. It was such a pleasure to meet you both, and I really appreciated how smoothly and professionally you ran everything.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. Michael Foreman is an internationally renowned, multi-award-winning children’s book illustrator and author.

There was just the right amount of choice to suit everyone without being overwhelming and I received comments from parents and staff about the quality of books offered compared to previous sales which have always been based around current crazes and well known celebrity authors. This experience has been fantastic primarily for the children, the school and also for me (professionally). Your words, like your reviews, bring books to life and give them a voice before the front cover is even turned.

Michael Foreman is an internationally renowned, multi award-winning children’s book illustrator and author. Michael Morpurgo, aided by Michael Foreman's luminous watercolour work, sings an eloquent hymn to the golden age of steam' - Financial Times '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.

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!With ‘ men needed to go and fight in the army, the airforce or the navy- women were needed to work on the railways’. Alongside the fictional story, we’re treated to information about Flying Scotsman’s records and reputation.



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