The Bedtime Train

The Bedtime Train Cover

The Bedtime Train

By Joy Cowley; Jamison Odone (Illustrator)

Front Street, Hardcover, 9781590784938, 1pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2008

A bedtime book for dads to share. When it's hard to go to sleep, watch out for Brad (who looks a lot like Dad ), engineer of the Bedtime Train. He'll take you to places wild (filled with bears and wolves and alligators) and full of adventures. Will that bridge tumble? Will those dinosaurs bite? Not to worry. The Bedtime Train is invincible, especially with Brad at the throttle and you in command And when you get home, sleep awaits you in a warm bed.

About the Author
Joy Cowley is the award-winning author of over 40 books for children and young adults, including The Silent One, which The New York Times Educational Supplement hailed as a book "that will not be forgotten" and The Horn Book called "brilliantly evocative." Ms. Cowley is also the author of Singing Down the Rain, illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist, and Starbright and the Dream Eater. Ms. Cowley lives in New Zealand.

Jamison Odone grew up in Rhode Island and graduated from The Art Institute of Boston in 2002. He now lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut with his wife and son. He is also the author/illustrator for "Honey Badgers" and the illustrator for "The Bedtime Train" by Joy Cowley from Front Street Books. Enter into his world by visiting his blog,