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Terror on the train / Terry Deary ; illustrated by Helen Flook.

By: Deary, Terry, 1946- [author.].
Contributor(s): Flook, Helen [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Deary, Terry, Victorian tales: Publisher: London : A. & C. Black, 2012Description: 55 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781408154090 ; 9781472939371.Subject(s): Railroad accidents -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Children's fiction | Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: The true story of the Staplehurst railway disaster, one of Victorian Britain's worst rail accidents. A crowded train ran at full speed into a section of track that had been taken up for repair. Charles Dickens, who was on board the train, fought heroically to save lives, and found time to save the handwritten manuscript of Our Mutual Friend.
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Children's Fiction DEAR (Browse shelf) Available i2162571
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The true story of the Staplehurst railway disaster, one of world's worst rail accidents which occurred during Victorian times. A crowded train ran at full speed into a section of track that had been taken up for repair. Charles Dickens, who was on board the train, fought heroically to save lives, and found time to save the handwritten manuscript of Our Mutual Friend.

Also published: London : Bloomsbury Education, 2016.

The true story of the Staplehurst railway disaster, one of Victorian
Britain's worst rail accidents. A crowded train ran at full speed into a section of track that had been taken up for repair. Charles Dickens, who was on board the train, fought heroically to save lives, and found time to save the handwritten manuscript of Our Mutual Friend.

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