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Ivor the Engine
1994. Ivor the Engine: The First Story
1994. Ivor the Engine: The Dragon
1994. Ivor the Engine: The Elephant
1994. Ivor the Engine: Ivor's Birthday

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1994, Diamond Books, hbk
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Storyline: Ivor the Engine lives in a little shed in the top l eft-hand corner of Wales. And every morning his driver, Jones the Steam, takes him out for a day's work. But Ivor leads a very eventful life and has one great musical ambition!

Postage, Oliver 'Ivor the Engine: The Dragon', published in 1994 in hardback in Great Britain by Diamond Books, 34pp, ISBN 0261665715. Condition: very good, with a tiny tiny bump to the top right corner (hardly noticeable): Price: £10.00, not including post and packing
1994, Diamond Books, hbk
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  • Ivor the Engine: The Dragon [top]
    Written by Oliver Postgate; illustrated by Peter Firmin
    First published in 1979 in Great Britain by Picture Lions
    Reprinted in 1994 in hardback by Diamond Books, 34pp, ISBN 0261665715

Storyline: When Ivor the Engine and his driver Jones the Steam found a red-hot object on Smoke Hill, they didn't expect it to hatch out into a dragon. But Idris is a friendly sort of dragon and quite happy to roost in Ivor's firebox. There are problems though, with the railway regulations...and the large lady in a hat who is determined to investigate

Postgate, Oliver. 'Ivor the Engine: The Elephant', published in 1994 in Great Britain in hardback by Diamond Books, 34pp, ISBN 0261665723. Condition: very good, well looked-after copy. Price: £10.00, not including post and packing
1994, Diamond Books, hbk
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  • Ivor the Engine: The Elephant [top]
    Written by Oliver Postgate; illustrated by Peter Firmin
    First published in 1979 in Great Britain by Picture Lions
    Reprinted in 1994 in hardback by Diamond Books, 32pp, ISBN 0261665723

Storyline: What was an elephant doing resting on the railway line between Grumbly and Llaniog? And what were Ivor, Jones the Steam, and Evans the Song to do about looking after a cold, lonely elephant with a sore foot? Luckily someone else was looking for an elephant and her friends were not far away...

Postgate, Oliver. 'Ivor's Birthday', published in 1994 in Great Britain in hardback by Diamond Books, 32pp, ISBN 026166574X. Condition: very good with a tiny tiny bump to the top right corner. Price: £10.00, not including post and packing
1994, Diamond Books, hbk

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Storyline: It's Ivor's birthday and everyone wants to help him celebrate. Jones the Steam proudly accompanies him around the town collecting presents, good wishes - and a few surprises!

 



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