Freight Train Kindle Edition
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From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the paperback edition.
About the Author
Donald Crews is the renowned creator of many celebrated children's books, including the Caldecott Honor Books Freight Train and Truck. He and his wife, Ann Jonas, live in New York's Hudson River Valley.
Donald Crews es el renombrado autor de dos libros merecedores del premio Caldecott, Tren de carga (Freight Train) y School Bus. Vive con su esposa, Ann Jonas, cerca del Río Hudson, en Nueva York.--This text refers to the paperback edition.
- ASIN : B007O0MR8M
- Publisher : Greenwillow Books; Reissue edition (August 23, 2011)
- Publication date : August 23, 2011
- Language : English
- File size : 1068 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Not enabled
- Enhanced typesetting : Not Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Not Enabled
- Print length : 24 pages
- Lending : Not Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #52,612 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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By Joseph J Eagono on December 7, 2017
But that was my mistake in ordering, so I'm not factoring the ridiculous size into my star rating.
Overall, this is a great book. The illustrations and text are very simple and there's something about the artwork that is unique and pleasing. It simply shows the different types of cars on a freight train, and how the train covers lots of ground on it's journey. It goes through tunnels, over bridges, through mountains, and travels night and day.
This book is tons of fun for kids, but not super-fun for adults. It's a bit boring to read, in my opinion.
RECOMMENDED AGE RANGE: Ages 1-3.
GOOD FOR TEACHING: Colors, counting, types of cars in a freight train
The author also has a related book called "Inside Freight Train" where you can slide open the cars and see what's inside. Other Donald Crews' books include "Airplane" and "Truck." We have enjoyed those as well. One fun aspect of his books is that some of the same vehicles repeat. For example, one page of the book "Airplane" shows a landscape in which the rainbow-colored freight train is shown in the distance. My child was really tickled when he noticed it and recognized it as the same train from this book.