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Saddletank  Books


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 True stories about real engines

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1st book

A new edition of Alice is out now with more real facts. Visit her at the Bala Lake Railway !

The books are still printed in Wales and the magnets and bags are made in the UK too..just as the engines were, that I'm writing about.

2nd book

Winifred's true life adventure of her work and travels.  See her at The Bala Lake Railway too.

3rd book

Back home and fully restored. Read the exciting story of her return !!

And a fun filled activity book with rhymes, quizes, colouring in and more

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4th book

All about this well travelled, hard working little engine, now at the Leighton

Buzzard Railway

Written and illustrated by Pauline Hazelwood,

not an engineer         ...just a crazy,

artist mum !

I'm always happy to sign your books when you order them !!

...and I still write a little letter too.
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...the welsh version of Alice !

5th book

The exciting tale of these two engines when they were together on the Isle of Man.

Polar Bear is now at Amberley.

There's now 6 story books for you to collect and 1 activity book, with more in the pipeline, full of fun historical facts ..a great way to find out more about their history!

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With Michael Portillo at Hadley Wood Station when we were both invited to hand out awards at the

Sir Nigel Gresley celebration.

I was the local celeb author !!!! lol

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The latest book is here !   No.6 ... another true story about a real engine you can visit, at Amerton Railway.

There are also new tshirts and a model to fit onto an oo gauge railway engine.


Some of my serious stuff in this website


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Come to open studios and see where it all happens !

8th, 14th, 17th, 22nd and 29th September.

2 - 4.30pm

Collect the series of true

stories about real engines