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10 books about trains
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The Big Book of Trains by DK
Category: Vocabulary & Spelling
This book was published 5 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
From the first locomotive built in 1804 to the high-speed bullet train, The Big Book of Trains is the perfect book for kids who love trains. Packed with amazing facts and photographs of trains around the world, The Big Book of Trains covers the history of trains and train travel. Different types of trains are featured on their own spreads, and each page features multiple images to give a close-up view as well as informative text about each train. See the differences among monorails, passenger trains, and TGVs. Learn about pistons, fireboxes, boilers, and coupling rods, and find out exactly what they do to help the train travel down on the tracks. See key features of each train model and discover the difference between steam trains and diesels. Find out how trains are designed for certain jobs and tasks, including mountain trains, snow trains, and freight trains. Look at the biggest and fastest trains in the world. With incredible pictures and informative text, The Big Book of Trains is the essential book for young readers who want to know everything about trains.
Rails Around the World: Two Centuries of Trains and Locomotives by Brian Solomon
This book was published last year by Motorbooks and takes approximately 6.4 hours to read.
Rails Around the World is a visually glorious history depicting trains and locomotives at work in scenic locations throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.
Locomotive (Caldecott Medal Book) by Brian Floca
This book was published 8 years ago by Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books and takes approximately 2.1 hours to read.
All aboard! From the creator of the “stunning” (Booklist) Moonshot, a rich and detailed sensory exploration of America’s early railroads. It is the summer of 1869, and trains, crews, and family are traveling together, riding America’s brand-new transcontinental railroad. These pages come alive with the details of the trip and the sounds, speed, and strength of the mighty locomotives; the work that keeps them moving; and the thrill of travel from plains to mountain to ocean. Come hear the hiss of the steam, feel the heat of the engine, watch the landscape race by. Come ride the rails, come cross the young country!
Your Golden Retriever Puppy Month by Month: Everything You Need to Know at Each Stage to Ensure Your Cute and Playful Puppy (Your Puppy Month by Month) by Terry Albert
This book was published 5 years ago by Alpha and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.
"Expert pet author Terry Albert, veterinarian Deb Eldredge, and breeder Alan Gunther team up to cover each stage your golden retriever puppy will go through, detailing everything you need to be aware of and do during each phase."--Page four of cover.
Trains Coming Through!: My First Book of Trains by Stephanie Morgan
This book was published last year by Rockridge Press and takes approximately 1.7 hours to read.
The most amazing trains are coming through--with big, bright art and fun facts! Chugga, chugga choo--can you hear the train coming through? Take your train-loving toddler on a ride through the wide world of locomotives. From a chuffing, puffing steam train to a cargo-carrying diesel train to a lightning-fast bullet train, your child will meet some of the coolest trains from early days to modern times. Kids will be fascinated by the fun facts, including what each train looked like, where they traveled, and how they zoomed while big, colorful, dynamic train illustrations bring the railroad right into your tiny train rider's room. Trains Coming Through includes: Colorful choo choos--Vibrant, detailed illustrations of each train show moving parts, as well as a range of settings, railroad workers, animals, and more. Rhymes about rails--A fun rhyming refrain introduces kids to a variety of trains, including helper, long-distance, switcher, high and low, and electric trains like subways. Facts on tracks--Did you know the Maglev, the world's fastest locomotive, floats above the tracks? Your child will love learning simple, fun facts about trains through the ages. Step aboard the train to fun and learn about a world of locomotives with your little one.
All Aboard Trains (All Aboard 8x8s) by Mary Harding
Category: Arts, Music & Photography
This book was published 32 years ago by Grosset & Dunlap and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
Freight trains, passanger trains, and super-speed trains--they're all here in this colorful collection, filled with easy-to-read facts and realistic pictures, just right for young train lovers.
DK Eyewitness Books: Train: Discover the Story of Railroads from the Age of Steam to the High-Speed Trains o from the Age of Steam to the High-Speed Trains of Today by John Coiley
Category: How Things Work
This book was published 12 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 2.4 hours to read.
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Transit Maps of the World: Expanded and Updated Edition of the World's First Collection of Every Urban Train Map on Earth (PENGUIN BOOKS) by Mark Ovenden
Category: State & Local
This book was published 6 years ago by Penguin Books and takes approximately 5.9 hours to read.
"Expanded and updated edition of the world's first collection of every urban train map on earth."--Cover.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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