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Terrific Trains (Amazing Machines) Paperback – September 15, 2000


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 3 - 5 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - Kindergarten
  • Series: Amazing Machines
  • Paperback: 24 pages
  • Publisher: Kingfisher (September 15, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0753453061
  • ISBN-13: 978-0753453063
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 8.2 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,478 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Tony Mitton is a widely anthologized children's poet, as well as a teacher and performing poet. His Royal Raps won the 1997 Nottinghamshire Libraries/Dillons Children's Book Award. His recent collection of poetry, Plum, won the Publishers Weekly 2003 Cuffies Award for Best Book of Poetry. Tony teamed with illustrator Ant Parker on several books, including Dazzling Diggers, Roaring Rockets, and Terrific Trains.

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My 3 year old absolutely loves this book.
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Our little guys, who are all about trains, love this book.
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I love the rhyming and cute, colorful pictures.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on August 1, 1999
Format: Hardcover
A must-have for the young train enthusiast, this book's cadence is charming and infectious. Its pictures are simple yet engaging. I have just ordered a replacement copy for my 3-year-old, who is heartbroken at the loss of his original copy.
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16 of 18 people found the following review helpful By Susan Frontero on January 30, 2000
Format: Hardcover
I first got this book for my son two years ago and we've been giving it as a gift ever since. The rhyming text and colorful pictures hold their attention and the special train info in the back is cute also. My son loves the other 3 titles in the series: Dazzling Diggers, Roaring Rockets, and Flashing Fire Engines. Great price for a hardcover book!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Stephanie Argyle on January 9, 2007
Format: Paperback
We have the whole series now and my 5year old & 3 year old love all of these books. The illustrations are great and the text has been written in a way that enables my 5 year old to practise his reading skills. The last page with the glossary of vehicle parts gets their creative juices flowing on how it works...just be ready with further explanation as to the function of these parts...or ask Daddy!
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Mom of 2 on July 25, 2007
Format: Paperback
Both of my children (girl and boy) have loved this book. It is clever and rhythmic making it fun to read (I still don't mind reading it after 4 years). I would highly recommend it especially for toddlers.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By jellylou on January 28, 2008
Format: Paperback
My 2 year old loves this book!! He loves trains and this book is so catchy and cute that my son has parts memorized. He can almost read it back to me! This book also helped my son understand some different features like the signals, switches, tunnels, coach cars, and different features that make up a train. If your child loves trains, then this will further your young ones knowledge to some extent.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By K. A. Bates on July 12, 2013
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The rhymes and illustrations are great for keeping my 3 year-old's attention, and I just love these characters! We have several in this series, though I'm not sure why some are hard to find (Super Submarines, for instance). Anyway, this one and all the others I have are cute, educational, and fun to read, even for the 50th time or more.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By AU MOM on July 2, 2013
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My grandson loves these books. The pictures are fantastic and stories he loves. Tony Mitton is a wonderful children's author. I have bought almost every one.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By sdw on June 26, 2013
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my little guy loves trains and loves this book. I like the cute pictures and how the story rhyms. THe pages are not real thin, which is good for little boys who tend to tear/rip pages when mommies turn their heads. Happy with my purchase. Would recomend to all toddler train lovers.
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