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Baby's First Train Robbery

Jim Whalley

Frank's long-suffering parents decide it's time for a holiday – looking after a whole zooful of animals is VERY hard work. Leaving Gran in charge, they set off. But the further from home they get, the more anxious Frank gets.

What if Gran can't cope? What if his animals need him? He decides to take drastic action – with dire consequences!

A nail-biting follow-up to the bestselling Baby's First Bank Heist and Baby's First Jailbreak.


Jim Whalley is a Post-doctoral researcher at De Montfort University, UK. He has lectured at multiple universities in the UK, including the University of Salford, Edge Hill University, York St. John University and the University of East Anglia. Whalley is the author of Saturday Night Live, Hollywood Comedy and American Culture: From Chevy Chase to Tina Fey (2010). Jim Whalley went to UEA with the intention of writing daft stories but got sidetracked into student journalism and academia. He ended up with PhD in Film Studies and got back to writing stories in his spare time. He eventually quit academia because the stories were more fun, a move he justified by also renovating a house. He now lives in that house in Yorkshire with his wife and two children, Fletch and Charlie.

Category:  Children’s Picture Books
ISBN:  9781526608949
Publisher:  Bloomsbury Publishing
On sale:  July 2021
List price:  R180 
Format:  Paperback
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