Early one morning the little train wakes up in his home town, Little Snoreing, and decides to go on an adventure. He chugs and puffs his way through villages, past castles and over bridges. But soon he gets tired, and the big city is a bit scary. There's only one thing for it; he'll have to head back! The Little Train, Graham Greene's first ...
Early one morning the little train wakes up in his home town, Little Snoreing, and decides to go on an adventure. He chugs and puffs his way through villages, past castles and over bridges. But soon he gets tired, and the big city is a bit scary. There's only one thing for it; he'll have to head back! The Little Train, Graham Greene's first children's book, was originally published in 1946 with Ardizzone's illustrations commissioned 28 year later. First published by The Bodley Head in 1974, this new edition brings the classic little train back to life for a whole new generation.
Fair. 1973. LIBRARY BINDING. HEAVY COVER WEAR. PAPER-PEEL. TEARS. An acceptable ex-library hardcover with most markings blacked out and/or removed, including markings on all page-edges. Pages are yellowed, lightly smudged, stained, and have heavy tears. Peeling inside back where library card-holder was removed. Cover is smudged, rubbed, stained, and shallowly scratched. Corners and edges are bumped and rubbed to show cardboard. No dust jacket. Booksavers receives donated books and recycles them in.
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Ardizzone, Edward. Fair. No Jacket. Ex Library. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Red patterned boards, no dj. General rubs to extremities, innards tight but with obvious use from many fingers, closed taped tears, etc. Rare true first edition of this classic train story. Books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guarenteed.
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