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All aboard! Take a train ride through a storm at night in a rhythmic readaloud chugging with sound words and full of striking illustrations.

A pitter-pat-pat, a pitter-pat-pat,

A pittery-pittery-pittery-pat.

When its thundering down

on the roof, in the lane,

From the storm comes the call . . .

"All aboard the Rain Train!"

What child wouldnt like to hop on a train, hand over his ticket, and set off on an exciting ride through a rainy night? Safe from the elements, a young boy listens and watches— in his seat, in the dining car, and snug in his sleeper— as his train whooshes past city lights, over rivers, through tunnels, and straight on to morning.

About the Author

Elena de Roo is a poet and former research librarian. The Rain Train is her first picture book. She lives in New Zealand.

Brian Lovelock is a fine artist and geothermal scientist, in addition to being a childrens book illustrator. His other books include the award-winning Roadwork and Did My Mother Do That? He lives in New Zealand.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763653132
Author:
De Roo, Elena
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Illustrator:
Lovelock, Brian
Author:
Elena de Roo
Author:
Lovelock, Brian
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - Weather
Subject:
Bedtime & Dreams
Subject:
Transportation - Railroads & Trains
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
up to K
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.49 x 10.28 x .36 in .87 lb
Age Level:
01-05

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