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The Magic Tunnel

The Magic Tunnel

Author: Edith Quaggin

Pages: 34 Size 21cm x 21cm Paperback ISBN 9781911177388

5.99

Ant and Bee are the two replica steam engines at the Great Laxey Mine Railway who fool around in their shed one night and end up travelling back in time through the magic tunnel (the present-day tunnel still used by the Railway). They talk to one another about the miners and going into the mine to transport the lead ore to the washing floors where women and children work outside in dirty conditions. The story ends when the engines come back to the present-time.

The book is part-fact and part-fiction, is beautifully illustrated throughout by the author and has parallel texts in both Manx and English


A Manx Day Out

A Manx Day Out

Author: Marion Forrest Illustrators: Marion Forrest, Rita Hattersley, Jean McCabe & Lynda Warren

Pages: 18 Size: 21cm x 15cm Paperback

4.99

Join Buddy, Millie, Meg & James, the friendly shire horse that pulls the Douglas Horse Trams, on their travels around the Isle of Man.

This is a delightfully illustrated childrens story that visits the Fairy Bridge, Port Erin, Peel and Ramsey amongst the destinations. The illustrators are a group of ladies form an art class at the University College of the Isle of Man.


Tram Tales of the Manx Electric Railway Vol 2: Stick to Safety

Tram Tales of the Manx Electric Railway Vol 2: Stick to Safety

Author: Sara Goodwins

Pages: 32 Size: 21cm x 21cm Paperback ISBN 9781908060204

5.95

Pam the Paddlebox Tram used to be a green but had been repainted in red just like most of the other trams. She didn't like it at all. The Safety Staff was also red. Red was rubbish! When Pam broke the rules trying to be different she got everything muddled up and Tina the Trailer had to help make things safe again.

This book is beautifully illustrated throughout in full colour.


Tram Tales of the Manx Electric Railway Vol 1: Something on the Line

Tram Tales of the Manx Electric Railway Vol 1: Something on the Line

Author: Sara Goodwins

Pages: 32 Size: 21cm x 21cm Paperback ISBN 9781908060198

5.95

'Peep! There's a Dinosaur in the line - pass it on'

When Timothy Twenty told Twain about the Dinosaur, the youngest of the trams of the Manx Electric Railway has to be brave and venture into Dinosaur country. The trams of the MER have been trundling up and down their line for 125 years, but nothing like this had ever happened before. How will they get back on track?

This book is beautifully illustrated throughout in full colour.


Polar Bear and Sea Lion

Polar Bear and Sea Lion

Author: Pauline Hazelwood

Pages: 30 Size: 19cm x 25cm Paperback ISBN 9780992723934

4.99

This beautifully illustrated childrens book is the true story of two little engines (Polar Bear and Sea Lion) that worked at Groudle Glen and the dramatic event that happened there.


Jetmalew and the Secret Cave

Jetmalew and the Secret Cave

Author: Vikki Orwin

Pages: 34 Size: 21cm x 30cm Paperback ISBN 9780993339325

6.99

In the latest in the beautifully illustrated Jetmalew series of children's books, Jetmalew was riding his motorbike around the Isle of Man searching for his friend Pincer-Peel, a baby lobster. Will Jetmalew and his friends rescue Pincer-Peel from the priates and save the treasure?


Isle of Man Fairy Tales

Isle of Man Fairy Tales

Author: Gran'ma Flannery & Illustrated by Julia Ashby Smyth

Pages: 17 Size: 20cm x 20cm Paperback ISBN: 9781907945090

4.99

Gran'ma Falnnery wrote these stories for her own grandchildren based on her love of Manx myths and fairy tales.

Beautifully illustrated by Julia Ashby Smyth, these light hearted stories will entertain young and old alike


Jetmalew's Island Adventures

Jetmalew's Island Adventures

Author: Vikki Orwin

Pages: 34 Size: 21cm x 30cm Paperback ISBN 9780993339301

6.99

This beautifully illustrated children's book tells the story of Jetmalew who lives in the Isle of Man. One hot sunny day, whilst travelling on his little motorbike he meets a lobster named Pincer-Peel and on this day a great adventure begins in and around Groudle Glen and Beach.


Jetmalew's Futher Island Adventures

Jetmalew's Futher Island Adventures

Author: Vikki Orwin

Pages: 32 Size: 21cm x 30cm Paperback ISBN 9780993339318

6.99

On the Island at Fairy Bridge, Jetmalew is dreaming of another exciting adventure, With his strong friend Muscle Marown and the prettiest shell on the Island, they visit the gardens with the big waterwheel. On this day the funfair has just arrived. This is where Jetmalew's further Island adventures begin.....


Challoo's Birthday

Challoo's Birthday

Author: George Sandifer-Smith - Illustrator: Julia Ashby Sandifer

Pages: 48 18cm x 25cm Paperback ISBN 9781907945755

5.00

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Cholloo the lighthouse lives on the rocks at the southern end of the Isle of Man. He guides sailors away from the dangerous coast at night. He has over 16,000 cousins around the world and his famous ancestors include the Great Lighthouse of Alexandria in Egypt, one of the great wonders of the ancient world.

It will soon be Cholloo's birthday and two sailors Alister and Ben arrange a birthday tea with help from Millicent and Elizabeth their fairy friends.

This book is delighfully illustrated in colour throughout.


The Moddey Dhoo

The Moddey Dhoo

Author: David Livesey

Pages: 64 Size: 21 x 30cm Paperback ISBN 9780955057700

9.95

This is a beautifully illustrated graphic novel with text designed to pass on a well known Manx folk tale of the Black Dog of Peel Castle in a visual and stimulating way.


A Young Manx History

A Young Manx History

Author: Sara Goodwins

Pages: 60 VSize: 21cm x 21cm Paperback ISBN 9781908060136

8.95

Did you know that Mann was once ruled by a dwarf?
Or that the monks of Rushen Abbey had their own fleet of ships?
Or that the first human flea in Britian was discovered on the Isle of Man?

This book gives a whistlestop tour of all the important bits of Manx history (as well as some which are fascinating for all the wrong reasons).

With lots of colour cartoon illustrations throughout, this history book will interest children of all ages. Adults may enjoy it too....!


Yn Gruffalo - WRITTEN IN MANX

Yn Gruffalo - WRITTEN IN MANX

Author: Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

Pages: 30 Size: 21cm x 27cm Paperback ISBN 9780957182516

6.99

This is the popular children's classic tale published in Manx Gaelic with all its original colourful artwork. The publication has the added attraction of a CD inside its back cover with the story read in Manx Gaelic by Annie Kissack.


Neen y Ghruffalo - WRITTEN IN MANX

Neen y Ghruffalo - WRITTEN IN MANX

Author: Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

Pages: 30 Size: 21cm x 27cm Paperback ISBN: 9780957182561

6.99

This is the popular children's classic tale published in Manx Gaelic with all its original colourful artwork. The publication has the added attraction of a CD inside its back cover with the story read in Manx Gaelic by Annie Kissack.


First Thousand Words in Manx

First Thousand Words in Manx

Author: Yn Cheshaght Ghailckagh Illustrator: Stephen Cartwright

Pages: 64 Size: 23xm x 31cm Paperback ISBN 9780995711402

8.00

This book provides a treasury of learning opportunities. It is an exciting picture book for pre-readers, a valuable practice book and spelling guide for beginner readers and writers, and a highly effective vocabulary builder for Manx language learners.

The illustrations are full of lively details giving children lots of things to enjoy spotting and to talk about.

In this latest edition, words and pictures have been updated to reflect changes in everyday life.


First Hundred Words in Manx

First Hundred Words in Manx

Author: Heather Amery & Stephen Carter

Pages: 34 Size 30cm x 23cm Paperback ISBN 1870029283

4.99

This book is wonderful for getting children started in the native manx language. Above every large picture there are clear illustrations of each word, with the Manx word underneath. This encourages direct assodciation of the Manx word with the object, makintg it easy to remember


Everyday Words In Manx

Everyday Words In Manx

Pages: 48 Size: 30cm x 23cm Paperback ISBN 1870029291

6.00

This book is a bright and lively Manx wordfinder, containing over 500 simple words.

The book is designed to help you expand your Manx vocabulary in an enjoyable and fun way. Each familiar object has a Manx label, encouraging immediate association of word and object so that even beginners can enjoy learning new words.

At the end of the book there is a Manx/English dictionary which covers all the words and includes an easy to use pronunciation guide


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