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Reverend W. Awdry

Best Known for Thomas the Tank Engine

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Thomas The Tank Engine
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[in ascending order of date of publication (year) with each entry dated to earliest edition. Each listing includes later editions and printings]
1966. No. 21. Main Line Engines
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Bradbury, Ray. 'The Martian Chronicles' published in 1980 by Granada Publishing, in hardback, 232pp, with dustjacket. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access a prebuilt search for this title on Amazon UK
1966, Edmund Ward, hbk
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  • Mainline Engines [top]
    First published in 1966 in Great Britain by Edmund Ward in hardback with dustjacket, 55pp

    Illustrations by Peter and Gunvor Edwards

Storyline: On the Fat Controller's railway, trucks disappear, some bees escape, and a green hat is mistaken for the guard's flag! Two new mischievous twin engines, Bill and Ben, are introduced to the system and BoCo the diesel is a newcomer too, but how useful he proves to be


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