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  “Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library. A company of the wisest and
wittiest men that could be picked out of all civil countries.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
 
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  A picture of Pam the paddlebox tram from Stick to safety  
  Stick to Safety
Tram Tales of the Manx
Electric Railway # 2
 
  Our new series of children’s books, launched in February, is proving popular, so we’ve hurried to get the next one out.  
  Based on the exploits of the trams of the Manx Electric Railway, the new series combines accuracy with fun, and we’ve caught several adults reading them too.  
  Stick to Safety is about the trouble Pam the Paddlebox (Number 16) gets into when she sulks about being repainted. Helped by Trailer Tina, Twain, the youngest tram, and her Motorman (who likes her best), Pam comes to realise that there are worse things than being a different colour.
  The third book is the series, The Really Big Surprise, will be out later in the year.  
 
 
   
 
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 Stick to Safety  Something on the Line
Stck to safety book jacket

Tram Tales of the Manx
Electric Railway #2.
Pam the Paddlebox
discovers that colour
doesn’t matter;
but safety does. more information button buy now button

Something on the line book jacket

Tram Tales of the Manx
Electric Railway #1.
What the trams did
when a dinosaur
strayed onto their
line. more information button buy now button

 Something on the Line  Two fish for the Summit
A Manx A-B-C-Dery book jacket

An Alphabetical Tour
of the Isle of Man.
Twenty-six attractions
to visit, one for each
letter of the alphabet.
The number 1-10 get
a look in too… more information button buy now button

2 fish for the summit book jacket

Life and work on
the Manx Mountain.
The background
to all that happens
on Snaefell. more information button buy now button

 A Brief History of the Isle of Man (Revised)  Mann with Altitude
A brief history 2 book jacket

Second Edition.
Introduction to the
history of this
magical island. more information button buy now button

Mann with altitude book jacket

Magnificent aerial
photography of
different aspects
of the Isle of Man. more information button buy now button

 Manx Electric Railway: past & present  A Young Manx History
Manx Electric Railway book jacket

Photographs showing
changes along the
M.E.R line over the
last half century. more information button buy now button

A young manx history book jacket

A children's history
of the Isle of Man. more information button buy now button

 By Whing to Port Soderick  Three Legs Good
By Whing to Port Soderick book jacket

The story of the
Manx Marine Drive
and its tramway. more information button buy now button

3 Legs Good book jacket

The story behind the
Manx triskelion. more information button buy now button

 Things to do with Vikings  Stops along the Manx Electric Railway
Things to do with vikings book jacket

A brief social and
cultural history of
the Vikings explaining
how they lived.
Includes Viking
activities to try. more information button buy now button

Stios along the manx electric railway book jacket

A photographic
survey illustrating
every stop along
the line from
Douglas to Ramsey.
showing the
surroundings, the
trams and giving
background information
about the stop itself. more information button buy now button

 Sites and Stories  Tim's War
Sites and Stories book jacket

Twelve Manx
attractions, a short
story set in wach
and twelve sets of
factual information. more information button buy now button

Tim's War book jacket

The psychology
of war and peace
through one
man's eyes. more information button buy now button

 A De-tailed Account of Manx Cats  What Nobody Sees
De-tailed account of Manx Cats book jacket

Explains the
origin and folklore
of these intelligent
friendly animals. more information button buy now button

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An inspiring story
of ones girl's struggle
against disability. more information button buy now button

 A Cog in the Wheel  Invading America, 1943
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WW2 diary giving
details about life in
Austria as the allies
try to deal with
displaced persons
and each other.
Refrehingly
blunt. more information button buy now button

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WW2 memiors of
how a British
Anti-Aircraft Battery
demonstrated their
gunnery in
the U.S. more information button buy now button

 Dear Ray  
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WW2 letters to
an RA Gunner,
plus background
information. history. more information button buy now button

 
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