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Steam Train, Dream Train (Easy Reader Books, Reading Books for Children) (Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site) (Hardcover)

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A train rolls through the night with a crazy cargo of animals and objects on board, and it's the perfect vehicle to carry your young ones off to sleep. If their dreams are anything like this book, they'll be be happy indeed.

— From Best Children's Books of 2013

Description


From the team behind the #1 New York Times bestseller Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site comes the train book kids have been dreaming of! 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, silly dreams and happy smiles before sleep are guaranteed for Thomas the Train book fans any budding train enthusiasts!
  • Introduce your child to new animals and experiences with this ideal children's bedtime book
  • A great read-aloud book for kids or early reader book for kids beginning to read on their own
  • Features beautiful art and words from an award-winning writer and illustrator team
If you loved Mighty, Mighty Construction Site and Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site, this book will be the ideal addition to your children's book set and is perfect for:
  • Readers of first story books for baby or toddlers or bedtime stories for the whole family
  • Read-along children's book or next step up from board books for early readers
  • Boys and girls who love imaginative stories about things like trains, trucks, cars, dinosaurs, and little critters
  • Fans of Sandra Boynton, Richard Scarry, Nancy Tillman, and Dr. Seuss books
  • Adding to the shelf with books like Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night?, Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go, Peppa Pig: Little Library, and Good Night, Little Blue Truck

About the Author


Sherri Duskey Rinker lives in the Chicago area with her photographer husband and two energetic, inquisitive sons: one fascinated by bugs and magic, and the other by trucks and trains. She created this goodnight story in hopes of happier bedtimes and sweet dreams for all. Find out more about Sherri at www.sherriduskeyrinker.com.

Tom Lichtenheld loves drawing pictures and telling silly stories. His books include the New York Times bestseller Duck! Rabbit!, Wumbers, and the ALA Notable Children's Book, E-mergency! He lives in Geneva, Illinois. Visit him at www.tomlichtenheld.com.

Praise For…


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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." - WorkingMother.com

"Destined to be a bedtime classic." - WorkingMother.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chicago Public Library Best Picture Books of the Year

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

School Library Journal Best Books of the Year

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

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

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

Chicago Public Library Best Picture Books of the Year

Chicago Public Library Best Picture Books of the Year

School Library Journal Best Books of the Year

School Library Journal Best Books of the Year

"Destined to be a bedtime classic." - WorkingMother.com

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

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

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

"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

"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

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


Product Details
ISBN: 9781452109206
ISBN-10: 1452109206
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: April 16th, 2013
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site