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Mac & Marie & the Train Toss Surprise
It is 1908, and Mac and his little sister Marie have just received a letter from their favorite uncle. Uncle Clem, working on the Florida Seaboard Special for the summer, has promised to toss a surprise package to Mac and Marie when the train passes behind their house. What will the surprise be? Anticipation, magic, and dreams are as tangible and hopeful as the summer nigh ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 1st 1993 by Four Winds
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Feb 09, 2010 Dolly rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
This is a wonderful story of anticipation and excitement and a brother and sister sharing an evening outside as they wait for the bundle their favorite uncle will throw from a train as it passes their house. It is a nice story and the watercolor illustrations impart the fuzzy shadows as afternoon turns to evening and then to night. Our girls liked this story.