Inside Freight Train

by Donald Crews, Donald Crews

On Sale: 01/09/2001

Inside Freight Train

by Donald Crews

illustrated by Donald Crews

On Sale: 01/09/2001

Format:

ALA Notable Children’s Book

About the Book

In this special version of the Caldecott Honor classic, little hands can slide the doors to reveal the contents of each car, from apples, peaches, and pears in the refrigerated car all the way to caboose—which opens to show the train crew!

Red caboose at the back, orange tank car, green cattle car, purple box car, black tender and a black steam engine . . . freight train.

In simple, powerful words and vibrant illustrations, Donald Crews evokes the rolling wheels of that childhood favorite: a train.

This Caldecott Honor Book features bright colors and bold shapes. Even a child not lucky enough to have counted freight cars will feel he or she has watched a freight train passing after reading Freight Train.

Donald Crews used childhood memories of trains seen during his travels to his grandparents' farm in the American South as the inspiration for this timeless favorite.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780688170875
  • ISBN 10: 0688170870
  • Imprint: Greenwillow Books
  • On Sale: 01/09/2001
  • Pages: 12
  • List Price:12.50 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 5
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Transportation / Railroads & Trains
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Interactive Adventures
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Transportation / General

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