Terrific Trains (Amazing Machines Series)

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Big Trains, small trains, old trains, and new, rattling and whistling — Choo, choo, choo! Preschoolers will chuckle as a wacky animal crew toots the whistle and treats them to the delights only a train journey can offer. Clickety-clack, whizz down the track, slow to a railroad crossing, rumble through a tunnel, and finally pull into the station where passengers await the fastest holiday flyer of them all!

Rhyming text introduces a variety of trains as they leave a ...

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Overview

Big Trains, small trains, old trains, and new, rattling and whistling — Choo, choo, choo! Preschoolers will chuckle as a wacky animal crew toots the whistle and treats them to the delights only a train journey can offer. Clickety-clack, whizz down the track, slow to a railroad crossing, rumble through a tunnel, and finally pull into the station where passengers await the fastest holiday flyer of them all!

Rhyming text introduces a variety of trains as they leave a station, rush along the tracks, and arrive at the platform where travelers are waiting.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Meredith E. Kiger
Clever, rhyming text, and bold, cartoon-like illustrations enliven this book which describes various kinds of trains and related accessories. Richard Scary-type animals add interest to the action packed descriptions of various kinds of trains in motion. There's a short glossary of pictures at the end of the book with train parts used throughout the story. The well-chosen vocabulary will soon have your preschooler "reading" along with you.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780753453063
  • Publisher: Kingfisher
  • Publication date: 9/28/2000
  • Series: Amazing Machines Series
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 168,087
  • Age range: 3 - 5 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.67 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Tony Mitton is a widely anthologized children's poet, as well as a teacher and performing poet. His Royal Raps won the 1997 Nottinghamshire Libraries/Dillons Children's Book Award. His recent collection of poetry, Plum, won the Publishers Weekly 2003 Cuffies Award for Best Book of Poetry. Tony teamed with illustrator Ant Parker on several books, including Dazzling Diggers, Roaring Rockets, and Terrific Trains.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2003

    Peter the Engineer

    4 year old Peter Max the Engineer checked this book out of the library, insisted that it be read to him every day, several times a day. When the day came for the book to go back to the library, we set it on the table, ready to go return it and check out another. But it mysteriously disappeared. It seems Peter Max had objected to returning the beloved book, for we found it tucked safely under his pillow, guarded by his favorite stuffed doggy.

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