An illuminating portrait of the Reverend W. Awdry, on of the most eminent children's writers of the century.
The story begins with his Edwardian childhood and continues through his student days, his struggles as a young clergyman during World War II, his love of family life and his great passion for steam engines which largely contributed to his astonishingly successful career as a writer.
This fascinating biography offers an insight into how one little children's book became a multi-million pound industry and a business phenomenon.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 10 / 1995
- 195 x 254mm