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Benedict Blathwayt

  • 5 stars across 45 books
    Benedict Blathwayt lives in Somerset. His Bramble The Cow books sold over half a million copies. He has written and illustrated fifteen titles for the Random House lists of which the Little Red Train series is particularly popular, selling 400,000 copies across all markets. His wife is also an artist and he has two grown-up sons.
    4th June 1998

    The Little Red Train: To The Rescue

    This is another charming tale in "The Little Red Train" series which will appeal to all little boys and girls obsessed w... More

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    1st October 2009

    Little Red Train: Busy Day

    All aboard! The Little Red Train is in for a very busy day. There's post to deliver, rails and sleepers for the new trac... More

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    2nd April 2009

    Little Red Train's Race to the Finish

    Another charming tale in The Little Red Train series which will appeal to all little boys and girls obsessed with engine... More

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    6th January 2000

    Little Red Train: Faster, Faster

    Click-clack, clicketty-clack, whoo . . . eee! Disaster! The fast rain to Pebblecombe has broken down. Everyone on the tr... More

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    1st May 1997

    The Little Red Train: The Runaway Train

    The first charming tale in The Little Red Train series which will appeal to all little boys and girls obsessed with engi... More

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    7th October 2004

    The Little Red Train: Great Big Train

    When a lorry driver scoffs at the Little Red Train for looking old and useless, Duffy is quite upset. But the Little Red... More

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    1st March 2012

    Minnow and the Bear

    Minnow the cave boy longs to be big enough to go hunting. When he is swept away by the river, he loves learning to fend ... More

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    20th July 2017

    Little Seal

    Little Seal lives with his mother on an island with all the other seals. One day, during a big storm, he is swept away f... More

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    13th December 2008

    Dougal the Digger

    Oh no! There's trouble amongst the rubble when, Patch, the foreman's dog goes missing! But luckily, Dougal is there to s... More

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    3rd April 2008

    The Little Red Train: Green Light

    Another charming tale in "The Little Red Train" series which will appeal to all little boys and girls obsessed with engi... More

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