My First Book of Trains - by Kristina A Holzweiss

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Dimensions (Overall): 7.8 Inches (H) x 7.8 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: .4 Pounds
Suggested Age: 3-6 Years
Number of Pages: 72
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Transportation
Series Title: My First Book of
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Theme: Railroads & Trains
Format: Paperback
Author: Kristina A Holzweiss
Language: English
Street Date: August 2, 2022
TCIN: 86861961
UPC: 9781685394950
Item Number (DPCI): 247-08-5948
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported


Book Synopsis

All aboard an amazing railroad adventure! Explore this colorful introduction to trains for kids ages 3 to 5.

What makes trains move? Why do trains come in different shapes and sizes? From steam locomotives and diesel engines to electric railcars, curious kids will learn how trains work and the important jobs they do with My First Book of Trains.

  • The power of trains―Read about trains that move people, trains that move snow, and trains that use magnets to move!
  • Terrific train trivia―Did you know that trains can travel over bridges, underground, and even underwater? Or that some trains are as fast as race cars?
  • ​​Big, beautiful images--See these trains in action with lots of colorful pictures!

Pick up this book about trains for kids today and get kids excited about science and engineering.

Review Quotes

"My First Book of Trains makes it easy for young readers to fall in love with the railroad while illuminating how trains work! Colorful images and easy-to-understand vocabulary bring the past and present of railroading to young railfans." --Juliette O'Connor, educator at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

"Children have always been fascinated by trains. What child doesn't get excited when they see a train? Kristina's words and images should enhance a child's appreciation of the history and charm of railroading." --David D. Morrison, Long Island Rail Road author and historian

"Kids will be sure to love this fun, comprehensive, and well-illustrated look at all things trains." --Richard Panchyk, author of 50 books

"This book is the perfect resource for kids to learn about trains and the various aspects of railroading. It's easy to follow and includes lots of important history, colorful photographs, and an easy-to-use glossary that will help build your child's vocabulary. My First Book of Trains is a must-read for every young railfan." --Tyler Keck, interim librarian at the National Toy Train Museum and Library
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.4 inches length x 7.8 inches width x 7.8 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.4 pounds
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