My Little Train by Satomi Ichikawa

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Little Train toots along, taking all his passengers exactly where they want to go. "To the pond!" says the duck. "To the forest!" says the monkey. "To the mountain!" says the bear. But Little Kangaroo doesn't say a word. He wants to go on an adventure with Little Train-adventure that leads him up a mountain, off a cliff, and back where he belongs: in his mama's pocket.

This endearing picture book is perfect for train, toy and adventure lovers everywhere.

 

About Satomi Ichikawa

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Satomi Ichikawa, creator of the Nora books, lives in Paris, France. Satomi Ichikawa, creator of the Nora books, lives in Paris, France.
 
Published November 11, 2010 by Philomel Books. 40 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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On Christmas morning, Mother Nature clothes her youngest tree in newly fallen snow and her older tree in the bright colors of the forest birds.

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A seemingly self-propelled toy train narrates this sweetly invigorating tale while chauffeuring similarly mobile animals to their chosen destinations.

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Ichikawa makes excellent use of varied, skewed perspectives to bring readers into the action, staring down at the train while a monkey swings from a houseplant, or following it into the dark recesses of a pillow tunnel.

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