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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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.I haven't charted out my visits for the summer term, but I'm sure there are several in the south) and thanks so much for being so fantastic! 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!

It courses from early twentieth- century through wartime, when Iris is ‘ in her 20’s’ and ‘ the Second World War came’.With ‘ men needed to go and fight in the army, the airforce or the navy- women were needed to work on the railways’. It was designed by Sir Nigel Gresley as part of the A1 class—the most powerful locomotives used by the LNER at the time.

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. I have even talked the head into a little revamp of the library so that we can display them properly!

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 kept the railways running during the Second World War. Michael Foreman is an internationally renowned, multi-award-winning children’s book illustrator and author. Other parts of our museum are also closed, please check the Visit page for the latest info about closures. 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. 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.

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. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. This book tells the inspiring tale of a young woman following her dreams in the golden age of steam travel – with beautiful illustrations throughout. 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. Then again, what if Iris and her mother are invited to be passengers aboard the train on a speed record-breaking attempt to Edinburgh? Your selection was perfect for our children and what really made the difference was your ability to engage with each child, discuss their interests and help them to choose a suitable book based on your extensive knowledge of the books you were selling. Her birthdays are celebrations, with the train puffing and hurtling past her and her driver father waving from his carriage.



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