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What could be more fun than a train ride -- the excitement of going places, the rhythmic sounds of the train clattering down the tracks, and the vivid window music of passing scenery Anastasia Suen's engaging text and Wade Zahares' exuberant illustrations capture the spirit of a train ride -- from sky-high bridges to deep valleys to rolling vineyards to the lights of a dis...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 1998 by Viking Juvenile
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Rachel
According to the Publishers Weekly review of the book, the title refers to 1880s railroad slang about “passing scenery.” The one thing that really stands out to me in the book is the gorgeous pastel-drawn illustrations. My son asked me to re-read this one multiple times as the pictures were so fascinating to him. The story is about a young girl who travels with her mother from her grandparent’s house back to her father and their own house. It is cool because the train goes everywhere, through fa...more
Allan
This is a great children's book I'm giving to my granddaughters. The words are simple and reflect the clickety-clack of trains moving on a track while the pictures are done by Wade Zahares, a terrific artist from Maine. I got copies autographed by Wade to give Saige and Senseny. Wonderful, colorful and unusual, I hope it gives them a love for both verse and art.
Elaine
A great yet simplistic book about what's beeing seen during a train ride. The journey travels of beautiful things to look at out the windows such as fields, fruit trees and vines, going towards the sky and down to the valley. Train fanatics will thoroughly enjoy the book as many of them were during preschool storytime.
Beverly
beautiful illustrations; simple but effective rhyming poetry
Christina
Kids love creating music to go with this text.
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Anastasia Suen is the author of 185 books for children and adults, a Booklist's Quick Tips for Schools & Libraries columnist, a literacy blogger, a children's literature consultant for several publishers, a former K,1,5, & 6 teacher who visits schools to teach the six traits of writing, and a former Staff Development for Educators, UNT and SMU instructor who teaches writing workshops onli...more
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