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Let's Go Coaching

Let's Go Coaching was first published in 1965. It is now out of print.

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Angus and Prue Garland love walking past the Victoria Coach Station. Angus likes to spot coaches going to the furthest away places, and Prue looks at families with luggage and tries to guess where they are going.

Dad's youngest sister, Aunt Hattie, is getting married, and wants Prue to be a bridesmaid and Angus to carry her train. The wedding is to be in Liverpool, and both children are excited when Dad decides the family will travel there by coach.


Let's Go Coaching was published by Hamish Hamilton as a Gazelle Book - described as "very first reading for the very young".

The characters in Let's Go Coaching are aged six and seven, and the storyline is extremely slight - even more so than those of Noel's other books published by Hamish Hamilton (The Grey Family in the "Reindeer" series, and Bertram and Old Chairs to Mend in the "Antelope" series).

Editions and Availability

UK Editions

Let's Go Coaching was first published by Hamish Hamilton in 1965, with illustrations by Peter Warner.

US Editions

There does not seem to have been a US edition of Let's Go Coaching .

Out of Print

Let's Go Coaching is out of print and extremely rare. In February 2004, I have not been able to find any second hand copies available through online booksellers.


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