Some books view train travel with a nostalgic eye; Gibbons gives readers a look at an obviously contemporary industry. She names the many kinds of cars and the various uses they have, explains how train personnel work together and shows potential passengers what to expect on board. Her characteristically clear pictures offer many perspectives and engaging scenes. Among the straightforward information she includes are some of the things that every reader relates tofor example, one of the best things about trains is watching them go by, and waving at them. Ages 4-8. (April)
Reviewed on: 05/01/1987 Release date: 05/01/1987 Genre: Children's
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