The Train Ride by June Crebbin

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Looking at the world through the window of a speedy train, a young girl watches the scenery of quiet farms, dark tunnels, rolling fields, and a bright seacoast town, while she wonders aloud to her mother about what will happen next.

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Published January 1, 1997 by Scholastic. 25 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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A contemporary looking little girl and her mother climb aboard what looks like a blocky toy train pulled by a steam engine.

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Enthusiasm is the order of the day as a round-faced child and her mother board a cheery red train: ""We're off on a journey/ Out of the town-/ What shall I see?/ What shall I see?"" On each subsequent spread, Crebbin's bouncy text and Lambert's sunshine-bright, chalk pastel art reveal the bucolic...

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