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Steam Train, Dream Train

Sherri Duskey Rinker ; Tom Lichtenheld
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From the team behind the #1 New York Times bestseller Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site comes the train book kids have been dreaming of! The dream train pulls into the station, and one by one the train cars are l...
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"Another winner for bedtime."
The San Francisco Chronicle

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From the team behind the #1 New York Times bestseller Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site comes the train book kids have been dreaming of!

The dream train pulls into the station, and one by one the train cars are loaded: polar bears pack the reefer car with ice cream, elephants fill the tanker cars with paints, tortoises stock the auto rack with race cars, bouncy kangaroos stuff the hopper car with balls. Sweet, silly dreams and happy smiles before sleep are guaranteed for Thomas the Train book fans any budding train enthusiasts!

  • Introduce your child to new animals and experiences with this ideal children's bedtime book
  • A great read-aloud book for kids or early reader book for kids beginning to read on their own
  • Features beautiful art and words from an award-winning writer and illustrator team

If you loved Mighty, Mighty Construction Site and Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site, this book will be the ideal addition to your children's book set and is perfect for:

  • Readers of first story books for baby or toddlers or bedtime stories for the whole family
  • Read-along children's book or next step up from board books for early readers
  • Boys and girls who love imaginative stories about things like trains, trucks, cars, dinosaurs, and little critters
  • Fans of Sandra Boynton, Richard Scarry, Nancy Tillman, and Dr. Seuss books
  • Adding to the shelf with books like Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night?, Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go, Peppa Pig: Little Library, and Good Night, Little Blue Truck
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 40
Size: 10 x 9 5/8 H
Age Range: 2 - 4 Years
Publication Date: 04/16/2013
ISBN: 9781452109206
Tom Lichtenheld loves drawing pictures and telling silly stories. His books include the New York Times bestseller Duck! Rabbit!, Wumbers, and the ALA Notable Children?s Book, E-mergency! He lives in Geneva, Illinois. Visit him at www.tomlichtenheld.com.

Sherri Duskey Rinker lives in the Chicago area with her photographer husband and two energetic, inquisitive sons: one fascinated by bugs and magic, and the other by trucks and trains. She created this goodnight story in hopes of happier bedtimes and sweet dreams for all. Find out more about Sherri at www.sherriduskeyrinker.com.

★ "Kids will clamor for this one at bedtime and storytime alike."
Booklist, starred review

★ ”A go-to goodnight story for train- and animal-loving preschoolers.”
Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Skillfully combines both the factual and imaginative guises of trains in a playful picture book."
The Wall Street Journal

“A feeling of warmth and an old-fashioned nursery aura abound.”
Kirkus Reviews

"I couldn’t wait to get my hands on this rhythmic, rhyming hypnotic vehicle bedtime book from the team who brought us the best selling Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site. It’s another winner."
—Lisa Von Drasek, Early Word

"I loved Steam Train, Dream Train.... Can I see it becoming a favorite bedtime story? I most certainly can."
Roundtable Reviews

"This soothing twist on the usual bedtime story will be a favorite among many young readers."
ReaderKidz

"I will be sharing Steam Train, Dream Train with some very excited students this week..."
—Laura Given, Librarian

"I expect this one to fly off the shelves."
Jen Robinson's Book Page

"Another winner for bedtime."
The San Francisco Chronicle

"Steam Train, Dream Train has the look and feel of a classic."
Common Sense Media