Steam Train, Dream Train

Steam Train, Dream Train

By Sherri Duskey Rinker; Tom Lichtenheld (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9781452109206, 40pp.

Publication Date: April 2013

The team behind the #1 New York Times bestseller Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site returns with another fabulous book for bedtime 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 and silly dreams are guaranteed for any budding train enthusiasts.

About the Author
Sherri Duskey Rinker is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Steam Train, Dream Train. Sherri lives in the Chicago area with her photographer husband and two sons. Her books are love stories for her children, written to wrangle some smiles and with the hopes of happier bedtimes and sweet dreams for all.

Tom Lichtenheld has written and illustrated many popular books for children, including "Cloudette" and "Bridget s Beret". He is also the illustrator of the "New York Times "bestselling books, "Duck! Rabbit!" and "Shark vs. Train". He lives in Geneva, Illinois.

Praise For Steam Train, Dream Train

"A book imbued with moonlit magic."--The Washington Post

School Library Journal Best Books of the Year

Chicago Public Library Best Picture Books of the Year

"Will be embraced as a nighttime standard, particularly among train lovers everywhere."-School Library Journal, starred review

"The combination of words and drawings is sure to stir the imaginations of little ones as it lulls them to sleep." -

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

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

"Rhythmic, engaging, and beautiful." -'s Omnivoracious blog

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

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

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

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

"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 Good Night, Good Night, Construction Site. It's another winner." - Lisa Von Drasek, Early Word

"Destined to be a bedtime classic." -

"Another winner for bedtime." - The San Francisco Chronicle

"A great bedtime book." - 5 Minutes for Books

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

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