Mr. Putter and Tabby Take the Train

Mr. Putter and Tabby Take the Train

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Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, are going for a train ride with their neighbors, Mrs. Teaberry and her good dog, Zeke. They've planned the perfect afternoon trip. But when they get to the station, they're in for a big surprise: No pets are allowed on the train! It looks like the trip is off, until Mr. Putter comes up with a clever idea. . . .

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780152023898
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 02/28/2000
Series: Mr. Putter and Tabby Series , #7
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 44
Sales rank: 133,516
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.14(d)
Lexile: 540L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Cynthia Rylant  is a Newbery medalist and the author of many acclaimed books for young people. She's well known for her popular characters for early readers, including Mr. Putter & Tabby and Henry & Mudge. She lives in the Pacific Northwest.


Arthur Howard  created the lively illustrations for all of the Mr. Putter & Tabby books and has written and illustrated several picture books of his own. He lives in New York City.


Table of Contents

An Idea
Another Idea
Taking the Train

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Mr. Putter and Tabby Take the Train 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a heart warming story that will remind you of the old days when things were more simple. You just had to call the neighbor, grab a backpack and out you went in a wonderful trip!
Guest More than 1 year ago
'Mr. Putter and Tabby, Take the Train' by Cynthia Rylant, Illustrated by Arthur Howard is about a man and his cat who take a trip on the train. Mr. Putter is a smart man who is good at thinking. This story is about Mr. Putter and his neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, taking a trip on the train. They want to take their pets with them, but when they get to the train station they find out that pets are not allowed. Do you think Mr. Putter will leave Tabby at home? Read the book to find out. I love this book because Mr. Putter is smart. He's good at thinking. He's good at feeding his cat, Tabby.
MelanieRoss on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is one of the stories from the Mr. Putter and Tabby series. It is about a man named Mr. Putter who gets invited by his neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, to go on a train ride for an afternoon of fun. Mr. Putter loved the idea because he loves trains. He asked if they could bring their pets, Tabby the cat and Zeke the dog; Mrs. Teaberry explained that she was sure that pets were allowed. Once they arrived at the train station, they were told that pets were not allowed; however, this did not stop them. They returned one hour later with Tabby in a basket and Zeke in a bag. They had the best train ride of their lives.I thought this was a really cute chapter book with great pictures. I would read this to children in kindergarten through third grades; however, I think it is more geared towards second and third grades because it is a chapter book. A great time to read it is when students are learning about different types of transportation because it is all about riding on a train. In addition, it could be read when learning about animals because two of the main characters are a dog and a cat.
reader50KM More than 1 year ago
so this is a good book for young reades and if you are relaxed and want to read a nice short story and not just mr.putter and tabby take a train all of them