Category Archives: Books about Trains

Big Book Of Trains [Hardcover]

The Big Book of Trains is setting off on a journey to explore the fastest, heaviest, longest, and most fantastic trains in the world. Features more than 50 of the world’s most amazing trains, from the Bullet train-the fastest-and the Rocket-the oldest-to the Trans-Siberian Express, the longest scheduled train. Explained in simple language and packed with enough fascinating facts to satisfy every avid young enthusiast. Stunning, specially commissioned photos are reproduced in large format. Detailed annotation highlights the unique features of each example from this incredible international collection. More info. Big Book of Trains

Children’s Books about Trains.

 

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Toy Train Story Book 1 “Journey to Tracks No More”

If you have kids that love trains and an iPad this is for you.

“Toy Train Story” is an enhanced kid’s train book. Each page has text, photos and a read-along video for that page.

The Story In Book 1 the two trains find out about a magical place called “Track No More” where trains can leave the track and are free to explore and have fun. They set out on a journey to find ”Track No More”. Along the way they learn about friendship and team work. After all the fun in ”Track No More” they both want to go back home but they do not agree on how to get there. They each go their own way and find them selves lost and alone.

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Book 2 Finding Our Way Home.

In “Find our way Home”   The two trans and on their own. Jack encounter Betty the Rhyming School Bus who is stuck in the mud. He tries to pull her out but is not strong enough to do it alone. Meanwhile Molly is also looking fro the tracks home. she meets Hippy Dogger the Excavator and Uppity Up the Hot Air Balloon. Hippy Dogger is not help but Uppity Up help Molly find Jack they are reunited and together they free Betty from the mud and she helps them find the tracks home.

Both E-Books are available on the iTuns iBookstore.Available on iBookstore logo

 

Whistles in the Distance

By ABBY MCGANNEY NOLAN
Published: December 17, 2010

They’re big, they’re fast, they whistle loudly. So you wouldn’t think trains needed a public relations campaign among the younger set. But it’s undeniable that these behemoths have receded drastically from everyday American life. Two new, wonderfully illustrated books bank on trains’ innate appeal while giving children a keener sense of their former glory and power. Read More.

 

THE LAST TRAIN

Gordon M. Titcomb; paintings by Wendell Minor; introduction by Arlo Guthrie

A Neal Porter Book.

Based on a song by the acclaimed musician Gordon Titcomb, this is a hauntingly beautiful tribute to a bygone era when everyone traveled by train. Read More