Young Archie and the railway robbers
by David Boulter
The book is set in the 1950s, and based in a Staffordshire town. Young Archie Martin is a ten year old boy and an only child.
With his parents and their pet Welsh collie dog, Tam, they go on a visit to his Fathers friend’s house to help cut up a fallen tree. Going off looking for a sweet shop leads to a unexpected adventure and the capture of a criminal gang.