A railway adventure on a Scottish holiday which ends with a bang!
This is one of Grandpa’s true stories about a train crash where no-one gets hurt. The men involved made a common mistake of believing what they believed to be true, rather than believing what their eyes were seeing.
Age range 6 to 12 years.
Paperback, 48 pages with 20 watercolour pictures by John Wardle.
Introduction page from the book:
Peter is on holiday with his family in Scotland when Grandpa learns of a spectacular train crash in 1958. It happened nearby so they go exploring to find the exact spot. To add to the adventure they discover some evidence still lying on the ground…
It’s a true story where a crazy mistake led to disaster, but luckily no-one was hurt.
To show how easy it is to make a blunder like this, Grandpa tells a story that ends with a Bang!