Search - List of Books by Brian Trueman

Brian Trueman (born 16 May 1932, Manchester, England) is a British writer and broadcaster known mainly for his work with the animation studio Cosgrove Hall. He wrote and/or narrated many fondly remembered children's cartoon series, mostly during the 1970s and 1980s, including:-

  • Chorlton and the Wheelies
  • Jamie and the Magic Torch
  • Cockleshell Bay
  • The Wind in the Willows
  • The Treacle People
  • Alias the Jester
  • DangerMouse
  • The Reluctant Dragon
  • Count Duckula
  • Victor and Hugo
  • Truckers
  • Budgie the Little Helicopter
  • Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends
These cartoons were originally shown on ITV, in its CITV programming slot. However, Brian also briefly presented the BBC's children's film quiz Screen Test, taking over from original host Michael Rodd between 1979 and 1983. Prior to taking up a writing career Brian worked for many years on local programming in the North West, from It's Trueman to Granada Reports. He also had a stint hosting Granada's film review show, Cinema, taking over from Michael Parkinson.

In 1951, in his youth, he appeared on stage for the Urmston Amateur Operatic Society (now the Urmston Musical Theatre) in a production of Merrie England, playing the role of Big Ben.
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Total Books: 24
Count Duckula No Sax Please We're Egyptian
1988 - Count Duckula No Sax Please We're Egyptian (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780001944732
ISBN-10: 0001944738

Count Duckula the Ghost of Castle McDuckula
1988 - Count Duckula the Ghost of Castle Mcduckula (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780001944749
ISBN-10: 0001944746
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Ostriches and Obstacles
1986 - Ostriches and Obstacles [Cockleshell Bay] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780423017809
ISBN-10: 0423017802

1986 - Robin and Rosie's New Room [Cockleshell Bay] (Paperback)
Buried Treasure
1985 - Buried Treasure ["Wind in the Willows" Story Book] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780423011401
ISBN-10: 0423011405

Burglary at Toad Hall
1985 - Burglary at Toad Hall ["Wind in the Willows" Story Book] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780423016604
ISBN-10: 0423016601

The Harvest
1985 - The Harvest ["Wind in the Willows" Story Book] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780423016703
ISBN-10: 0423016709

The Labyrinth
1985 - The Labyrinth ["Wind in the Willows" Story Book] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780423016802
ISBN-10: 0423016806

Blue Wind in Willows Story Bk
1985 - Blue Wind in Willows Story Bk (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780423011906
ISBN-10: 0423011901

Bucket and Spade
1985 - Bucket and Spade (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780423002003
ISBN-10: 0423002007

Dressing Up
1985 - Dressing Up (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780423002102
ISBN-10: 0423002104

Dangermouse File
Dangermouse File (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780361054119
ISBN-10: 0361054114

Stories from Cockleshell Bay
Stories From Cockleshell Bay (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780423005004
ISBN-10: 0423005006

Adventures at Cockleshell Bay
Adventures at Cockleshell Bay (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780423007206
ISBN-10: 0423007203

The Grand Annual Show
The Grand Annual Show ["Wind in the Willows" Story Book] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780423011500
ISBN-10: 0423011502

Weasel's Trap
Weasel's Trap [The Wind in the willows stories] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780423012101
ISBN-10: 042301210X

Alfred and the Caravan [The Wind in the willows stories] (Paperback)
The pirate seagull
The Pirate Seagull [Cockleshell bay] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780423015706
ISBN-10: 0423015702

A Name for Baby Cockle
A Name for Baby Cockle (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780423018905
ISBN-10: 0423018906

Der Wind in den Weiden I Der verborgene Schatz
Der Wind in Den Weiden I Der Verborgene Schatz (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783810507921
ISBN-10: 381050792X