When Titus Took the Train

Paperback | May 2, 2011

byAnne CottringerIllustratorSarah Mcintyre

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Titus is going on a long train journey. Under the watchful eye of the train guard he takes his seat and, until he arrives at his destination where Uncle Henry is waiting to meet him, he doesn't leave it. Or does he? Is it the curly moustache of a fellow passenger that is the impetus for Titus'fisticuff fight with bandits on the train roof? Or the sharp metallic teeth of the guard's ticket-puncher that propels him into a dangerous tunnel encounter with a T-rex? Is it the fact that the train makes a routine stop on a viaduct that sends Titus spinning into a daredevil parachute jump to finda mechanic and fix the stricken engine? Or is it the announcement that 'Boulder City' is the next stop that creates an avalanche of activity where Titus saves the train from a catastrophic collision with falling rocks? Readers will be swept along by these acts of derring-do and will be left wondering whether they really did happen or whether they're all part of the wild parallel universe that is Titus's imagination.

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Titus is going on a long train journey. Under the watchful eye of the train guard he takes his seat and, until he arrives at his destination where Uncle Henry is waiting to meet him, he doesn't leave it. Or does he? Is it the curly moustache of a fellow passenger that is the impetus for Titus'fisticuff fight with bandits on the train r...

Anne Cottringer was born in Canada. After university, she came to live in the UK and is now a freelance documentary film-maker and camera woman. She lives with her family in Hereford. Sarah McIntyre was born in Seattle. She graduated with a Masters from Camberwell College of the Arts in 2007. Sarah lives with her husband in London.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.63 × 9.06 × 0.07 inPublished:May 2, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0192729888

ISBN - 13:9780192729880

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