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The Little Train

by Lois Lenski

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Published in 1940, this little book will be sure to delight kids even today, with it's charming pictures done in both black and white, and sporadic red. Train enthusiasts will appreciate the page that tells what each part of the train engine engine is called.

The Little Train is all about Engine Small, his little black train, and his steam engine. It's a story about a journey that his train goes on. Train lovers will adore this book and the illustrations. ( )
  recipe_addict | Sep 21, 2014 |
Published in 1940, this little book will be sure to delight kids even today, with it's charming pictures done in both black and white, and sporadic red. Train enthusiasts will appreciate the page that tells what each part of the train engine engine is called.

The Little Train is all about Engine Small, his little black train, and his steam engine. It's a story about a journey that his train goes on. Train lovers will adore this book and the illustrations. ( )
  recipe_addict | Sep 21, 2014 |
This book is about an Engineer named Small. He goes through an adventure on his train as he grabs passengers like Fireman Shorty and cargo along the way. As Small starts his journey to Tinytown he makes sure that you feel the love he has for his train. Small goes into detail about how the train runs and the parts to the train all while giving a tour of it and giving factual information.

This is a great book, especially for train lovers. The detail that the author goes into about the train parts and how the train runs is very informative. Children could learn a lot about how the process is and what it takes for the train to travel. Boys in the class would especially love this book.

Extension ideas would be to maybe have a train station set up in one of the center areas. They could learn together on how to put the train together and use there imagination as to where they are going and if they have stops to make.
Another idea would be to color a train coloring page. The children could use colorful colors just like the book.
  TARA5X | Mar 5, 2014 |
This book is about a train trip and show the different parts of the train.
Source: Pierce county Library
Age: 2 - 3
  latin269 | Nov 7, 2013 |
What I most liked about this book was all the details about the names and functions of different parts of the engine that are incorporated into the story. It describes how they prepare the train for take off. Along the way, attention is brought to the things the engineer need to watch out for, how the express train passes the little train, etc. For a simple little story, surprisingly informative. Perfect for an inquisitive 4 year old! ( )
  Fjola | Oct 17, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0375810714, Hardcover)

Mr. Small does it all!

In this adventure, Engineer Small drives his little train from Tinytown to the city-and back. Along the way, the little train passes tunnels and stops at stations to pick up cargo and passengers.

Presented in full color for the first time, Lois Lenski's The Little Train will delight a whole new generation of readers as they learn all about the ins and outs of a working train.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:47:57 -0400)

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Engineer Small at the throttle takes the little train on its run from Tiny Town to the big city.

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