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Now you can enjoy this thrilling Little Red Train adventure again and again with this new picture book and CD set, read by Richard Briers.

'Huffitty-chuffitty . . . huffitty-chuffitty . . . huffitty-chuffitty puff went the smoke from the Little Red Train's funnel.' When a lorry driver scoffs at the Little Red Train for looking old and useless, Duffy is quite upset. But the Little Red Train soon proves its worth when terrible traffic, breakdowns and faulty lights stop the lorries being able to deliver. And the Little Red Train doesn't look quite so useless, or little, after all! Ben Blathwayt's Little Red Train books, full of intricate detail, have proved a big hit with children. With a minimal text and big, busy pages Ben's books have enormous appeal for young children.

Now enjoy this classic picture book with the accompanying audio CD, read by Richard Briers with music and sound effects.

Reviews

It is great to come across a book that will be enjoyed by the people it is intended for. . . There is so much charming detail to pore over.

School Librarian

Worth buying for their stunning, detailed illustrations alone. Chuffing brilliant as ever, as the train might say.

Kathy Ball, BBC Parenting

This is a lovely gentle story that has a familiar, traditional feel to it. The illustrations are very detailed and wonderfully busy. . . Each time I looked at the book, I found something new in every picture, and this will hold the attention of even young children.

Eastern Daily Press

A triumphant tale chock full of delightful illustrations.

The Good Book Guide

Readers can enjoy the meticulous illustrations of machines at work...there are also several different action rhymes to join in with.

Alison Boyle, Nursery World

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Formats & editions

  • EBook

    9781446451137

    March 7, 2013

    RHCP Digital

    32 pages

    Online retailers

    • Amazon Kindle NZ
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    • Google Play EBook NZ
    • Kobo Ebook
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  • Paperback

    9780099455974

    December 1, 2004

    Red Fox

    32 pages

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • Fishpond
    • The Nile
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.co.nz

  • The Little Red Train: Great Big Train
    Benedict Blathwayt

    EBook

    9781446451144

    March 7, 2013

    RHCP Digital

    32 pages

    Online retailers

    • Amazon Kindle NZ
    • iBooks NZ
    • Google Play EBook NZ
    • Kobo Ebook
    • Booktopia NZ