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Steam Train, Dream Train (original 2013; edition 2013)

by Sherri Duskey Rinker (Author)

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In this book with rhyming text, the dream train pulls into the station and all the different cars are loaded by the animal workers, each with the appropriate cargo.
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Authors:Sherri Duskey Rinker (Author)
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I thought I had read this before, but maybe not. It's a great rhyming book about trains, it’s cars and tucking everything away for the night. It was lovely and lots of fun. ( )
  LibrarianRyan | Feb 25, 2021 |
This book is about animals that maintain the train and work on the train. These animals are the engine drivers, the ones who haul, and who keep everything in order. The book is in all rhyme and provides some words in bold print. he animals are given human like characteristics (personification). The story begins with a real train and ends up being just a dream, the dream train. Great bedtime story for all ages. ( )
  RosaPerez | Nov 26, 2018 |
Steam Train, Dream Train is a poetry book that talks about a train run by animals with lots of toys. The train has blocks, balls, sand, paint, and ice cream. The end of the story shows a young boy sleeping near his toy train. The central message of this story is that your dreams can take you anywhere and make anything happen. ( )
  ElizabethReid | Apr 15, 2018 |
This book is all about a train that travels through the night with animals performing various tasks to keep it moving. The text is really simplified, but the images are serene. I like the theme of nighttime movement, especially because moving through the night could be a fun image for kids to fall asleep to. I used to love books about falling asleep and the world during nighttime when I was young, so I appreciate a new ind of book with that purpose for the next generation.
  LeslieMuir | Mar 17, 2017 |
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This book is a good fantasy, because it uses magic to bring the animals to life. It gives them roles that make sense for the world they are in. They each fill the cars with things that make sense for the kind of animals that they are, polar bears eating ice cream, kangaroos bouncing in a ball pit. Obviously in real life this would not happen, however with the human like characterisitics that they acquire in the book, based on their abilities as animals, the things they fill their cars with make sense.
  CamillaBean14 | Feb 12, 2017 |
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To Dave, Ben, and Zak: Thank you for this amazing journey.
To my Dad, Ron Duskey, for a lifetime of love, support,(mostly!) good advice, and the occasional harsh lecture.
And to my Father, who has led the way. —S.D.R.
To my Dad, for being an artist and a gentleman. (And for buying us Mad magazine.)
To my Mom, for encouraging my creativity and—to this day—showing us what matters. —TL.
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Through the darkness, clickety-clack...
coming closer, down the track...
hold your breath so you can hear
huffing, chuffing drawing near.
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