PreSchool-K–This bedtime story is likely to strike a chord with young listeners. A gentle, rhyming text intersperses train noises with a getting-ready-for-bed routine with a railroad-inspired theme. Brightly colored cartoon illustrations picture children in their beds being pulled along by the engine. They ride through tunnels, over bridges, and past fields of sheep. The words flow fairly well, with only a few minor skips, and the sounds mixed with bedtime sounds (Rock-a, rock-a, rock-a, rock-a–Shhhhhhhhhhh! Shhhhhhhhhhh!) will delight youngsters and have them chiming in. The acrylic-and-collage artwork curves around the spreads and encourages page turns. Clever backgrounds, including a sign that declares, Dreamland 20 winks ahead, ensure that there is plenty to look at, and the journey ends effectively with the children asleep and the words, Good night, train./Good night. Libraries in need of more train or bedtime books will find this a useful and enjoyable addition.–Amy Lilien-Harper, The Ferguson Library, Stamford, CT
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We have had this book 2 years. My 4 year old daughter picks it at least once a week as her bedtime story. She knows all the words and just loves the illustrations. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Jennifer L. Richman
Not what I expected from a good nite type book. Not a good sleepy time bookPublished 19 days ago by Carolyn Salas
My grandsons love the illustrations. We find something new each time we read it.Published 19 days ago by Cecelia
My 19 month old son adores this book. We read it almost every night.Published 21 days ago by Mariusz Pycel
We have another book by the same author called "B is for Bulldozer" that my son LOVES, so we decided to buy another book from the author. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Christi Grab