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Freight Train Big Book

Donald Crews, Donald Crews (Illustrator)

Paperback

List Price: 24.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Board book (9/20/1996)
Paperback (3/11/2008)
Paperback (1/21/2003)
Board book (9/27/2016)
Hardcover (3/4/2003)
Hardcover, Spanish (8/5/2003)
Prebound (9/1/1992)
Hardcover (11/1/2011)
Paperback (5/1/2012)
Library Binding (10/1/1978)
Prebound (1/21/2003)

Description

In simple, powerful words and vibrant illustrations, Donald Crews evokes the rolling wheels of that childhood favorite: a train. This oversize edition (17 1/2 x 14 3/8") is perfect for sharing in a classroom or library.

This Calecott Honor Book features bright colors and bold shapes. Even a child not lucky enough to have counted freight cars will feel he or she has watched a freight train passing after reading Freight Train.

Donald Crews used childhood memories of trains seen during his travels to his grandparents' farm in the American South as the inspiration for this timeless favorite.

Red caboose at the back, orange tank car, green cattle car, purple box car, black tender and a black steam engine . . . freight train.



Praise For Freight Train Big Book

"A color concept book of outstanding quality.”

Boston Globe

Greenwillow Books, 9780688129408, 24pp.

Publication Date: October 22, 1993



About the Author

Donald Crews is the renowned creator of many celebrated children's books, including the Caldecott Honor Books Freight Train and Truck. He and his wife, Ann Jonas, live in New York's Hudson River Valley.



Donald Crews is the renowned creator of many celebrated children's books, including the Caldecott Honor Books Freight Train and Truck. He and his wife, Ann Jonas, live in New York's Hudson River Valley.