Reviews

THE MODEL RAILWAY MEN

(SITE UNDER CONSTRUCTION, like most model railways!)

"You keep a civil toung in your head... or I'll fetch you a wack with me stick"

Telford

NEWS & REVIEWS

THE MODEL RAILWAY MEN


"Great book. Brilliant!" Rod Stewart


..a perfectly captured miniature world exquisitely realised, very charming and nostalgic. "Aardman".

 

"A charming story about a family of tiny steam train enthusiasts...Mr Pope brings to it a sense of characterisation and situation, plus a railway expertise that combine to make a very enjoyable book".

 

School Librarian (The Journal of the School Library Assosciation).

TELFORD AND THE AMERICAN VISITOR



"The Model-Railway people are growing in depth of character as they encounter more trials, and Mark is learning the cost of secrecy...the story is exciting and funny".


School Librarian.

THE MODEL RAILWAY MEN TAKE OVER



"This book combines the 'romance of steam' with the love of the miniature which most children enjoy."


Times Literary Supplement.

...a perfectly captured miniature world exquisitely realised, very charming and nostalgic. "Aardman".


"Plenty of expertise (and diagrams) for the technically minded; a drama in miniature for the rest"

Naomi Lewis, Smiths Trade News.


"For all proper---that is, steam age---railway enthusiasts this is a must...a tonic whiff of the grease gun for all nostalgic fans."

 The Spectator


"Children...will have no difficulty in believing in crusty Telford and his grave son Stroudley and the rest of the family...This engaging fancy with characters so individual."

 Margery Fisher, Growing Point.


"Railway enthusiasts will learn much with Mark, everybody will enjoy the warm humanity of the midget railway-men."

 The Birmingham Post.


The Model Railway Men (Book 1)


"A charming story about a family of tiny steam train enthusiasts....Mr. Pope brings to it a sense of characterisation and situation, plus a railway expertise that combine to make a very enjoyable book"

School Librarian (The Journal of The School Library Association).


Telford and the American Visitor (Book 2)


"The Model-Railway people are growing in depth of character as they encounter more trials, and Mark is learning the cost of secrecy...the story is exciting and funny".

School Librarian


The Model Railway Men Take Over (Book 3)


"This book combines the 'romance of steam' with the miniature which most children enjoy."

Times Literary Supplement


Telfords Holiday (Book 4)


"Mark and his railway men move from the attic where the delightful secret of their existance has been kept secret to the more dangerous out of doors world...A welcome change of scene for these lively characters." Growing Point


Telford and the Festiniog Railway (Book 5)


"This series is consistently good...beautifully characterised, exciting and touching, and the background of railways and their history is lovingly created."

 Sunday Telegraph


Telford Saves the Line (Book 6)


"The book will undoubtebly be of interest to all railway enthusiasts, particularly those with a steam nostagia." Times Literary Supplement


Telford Goes Dutch (Book 7)


"Mark and his father visit Holland and...the model-railway men go too...and discover that they are not after all the last of their miniature race."

 Margery Fisher, Sunday Times


Telford Tells the Truth (Book 8)


"Telford could go on for ever - and thousands of faithful readers hope that he will...Splended stuff." Yorkshire Post

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