The Willow Falls Christmas Train

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The Willow Falls Christmas Train is the only children's book to have won the unpublished category over all genres at the New York, Hollywood, and New England Book Festivals. The book also received runner up honors in the children's category at the London Book Festival.

Inspired by a true story, Engineer Obie and his fellow railroaders take you on a desperate rescue mission to save Christmas in Willow Falls. Aided by one reliable old locomotive, the kind hearted railroaders ...

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Overview

The Willow Falls Christmas Train is the only children's book to have won the unpublished category over all genres at the New York, Hollywood, and New England Book Festivals. The book also received runner up honors in the children's category at the London Book Festival.

Inspired by a true story, Engineer Obie and his fellow railroaders take you on a desperate rescue mission to save Christmas in Willow Falls. Aided by one reliable old locomotive, the kind hearted railroaders perform a Christmas Eve miracle that's sure to delight young and old readers alike. Through the books crisp text, and beautiful illustrations, children will learn that in times of crisis, average people can do extraordinary things.

The Willow Falls Christmas Train is a picture story book, written for children ages five to eleven, published by Technical Training Consultants Inc. one of the worlds leaders in locomotive training,

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Editorial Reviews

Stories for Children Magazine - Virginia S. Grenier
The Willow Falls Christmas Train is inspired by a true story and who better to write it, but William Trombello. Trombello has experience with trains and is also a great writer. His story about engineer Obie and his fellow railroaders takes you on rescue mission to save the little town of Willow Falls on Christmas Eve. Kids of all ages will feel the Christmas Spirit as they see how average people can make a difference in a small town or even in the world. Engineer Obie and his team show how givin
Parent's Magazine - Steve Greco
Locomotive Love
Many children’s tales revolve around trains, but none quite like this. The
Willow Falls Christmas Train (Technical Training Consultants Inc.) by
William Trombello takes readers for a ride with a story about crisis, courage
and good will. With the aid of an old train, Engineer Obie and his fellow
railroaders embark on a desperate rescue mission to save Christmas in
Willow Falls.
Imagination Cafe - Sandie Lee
Inspired by a true story come take a journey with Obie and the Christmas train.

The mayor of Willow Falls has made a decision, "We have a brand new airport. We don't need a railroad where our children can get hurt."

What does this mean? No more brightly painted Christmas train? No more presents delivered for all the children?

The Willow Falls Christmas Train by William Trombello is a wonderful story of how ordinary people join together to do an extraordinary task.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780984299805
  • Publisher: Technical Training Consultants Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/12/2009
  • Pages: 34
  • Age range: 5 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.09 (d)

Meet the Author

William Trombello has trained thousands of students worldwide how to repair trains and locomotives. He currently teaches over 25 classes per year in the U.S. and Canada covering complex locomotive electrical control systems. He has appeared on Union Pacific television broadcasts of Shop Talk and has been an expert witness on numerous occasions. A former senior instructor for the locomotive manufacturer EMD, he is also the author of the children’s picture books How a Real Locomotive Works and Trains and Real Locomotives.
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