Freight Train

Paperback | January 21, 2003

byDonald CrewsIllustratorDonald Crews

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In powerful words and vibrant illustrations, Donald Crews evokes the essence of inexorably rolling wheels, so that even a child not lucky enough to have counted freight cars will feel he has watched a freight train passing.

A book truly for the youngest child -- and for every one of us who has been that child.

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In powerful words and vibrant illustrations, Donald Crews evokes the essence of inexorably rolling wheels, so that even a child not lucky enough to have counted freight cars will feel he has watched a freight train passing.A book truly for the youngest child -- and for every one of us who has been that child.

"Clear bright illustrations show all the cars of a train bringing the reader the excitement of movement through day and night, country and city."--Booklist.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.13 inPublished:January 21, 2003Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0688117015

ISBN - 13:9780688117016

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Boy loves it Great book for the train boy who is just learning how to say colors and also learning name of train cars. He gets really excitied when he see this book
Date published: 2013-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from wonderful on many levels Yes, a fun way to learn your colours and basic train lingo, but also a wonderful rhythm - I've not met a child who didn't love this book
Date published: 2006-05-29