Trains and Locomotives

Take a splendid bookish ride by reading some of the books reviewed in this feature
Steam Train, Dream Train

Steam Train, Dream Train

Sherri Duskey Rinker
Illustrator:  Tom Lichtenheld 
Board Book
For ages 3 to 5
Chronicle Books, 2018   ISBN: 978-1452152172
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Crossing

Crossing

Philip Booth
Illustrator:   Bagram Ibatoulline 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 5 and up
Candlewick, 2013   ISBN: 978-0763666644
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Mr. Putter and Tabby Take the Train

Mr. Putter and Tabby Take the Train

Cynthia Rylant
Illustrator:  Arthur Howard 
Fiction  Series
For ages 6 to 8
HMH Books for Young Readers, 2000   ISBN: 978-0152023898
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Steam Train, Dream Train 1-2-3

Steam Train, Dream Train 1-2-3

Sherri Duskey Rinker
Illustrator:  Tom Lichtenheld 
Board Book
For ages 3 to 5
Chronicle Books, 2016   ISBN: 978-1452149141
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Steam Train, Dream Train: Colors

Steam Train, Dream Train: Colors

Sherri Duskey Rinker
Illustrator:  Tom Lichtenheld 
Board Book
For ages 3 to 5
Chronicle Books, 2016   ISBN: 978-1452149158
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How to Train a Train

How to Train a Train

Jason Carter Eaton
Illustrator:  John Rocco 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Candlewick Press, 2013   ISBN: 978-0763663070
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Subway: The Story of Tunnels, Tubes, and Tracks

Subway: The Story of Tunnels, Tubes, and Tracks

Larry Dane Brimner
Illustrator:  Neil Waldman 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 9 to 12
Boyds Mills Press, 2004   ISBN: 978-1590781760
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Trains: A Pop-Up Railroad Book

Trains: A Pop-Up Railroad Book

Robert Crowther
Novelty Book
For ages 6 and up
Candlewick, 2006   ISBN: 978-0763630829
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Maisy's Train: A Maisy Shaped Board Book

Maisy's Train: A Maisy Shaped Board Book

Lucy Cousins
Board Book  Series
For infants to age 3
Candlewick, 2009   ISBN: 978-0763642518
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The Little Engine That Could

The Little Engine That Could

Watty Piper
Illustrator:  Loren Long 
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Penguin, 2005   ISBN: 978-0399244674
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On the Blue Comet

On the Blue Comet

Rosemary Wells
Illustrator:   Bagram Ibatoulline 
Fiction
For ages 9 to 12
Candlewick, 2010   ISBN: 076363722X
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All Aboard!: Elijah McCoy's Steam Engine

All Aboard!: Elijah McCoy's Steam Engine

Monica Kulling
Illustrator:  Bill Slavin 
Historical Fiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Tundra Books, 2010   ISBN: 978-0887769450
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The Last Train

The Last Train

Gordon Titcomb
Illustrator:   Wendell Minor 
Picture Book
Ages 6 and up
Roaring Brook Press, 2010   ISBN: 978-1596431645
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Kit's Railway Adventure (The American Girls Collection)

Kit's Railway Adventure (The American Girls Collection)

Harriet Brown, Jodi Evert, Betsy Henry Pringle, J. Max Steinmetz
Novelty Book  Series
For ages 8 and up
Pleasant Company, 2003   ISBN: 1584855754
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The Polar Express

The Polar Express

Chris Van Allsburg
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 8
Houghton Mifflin, 2009   ISBN: 978-0395389492
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