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Crossing

Booth, Philip E. (Book - 2001)
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Crossing
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Vivid images in both poem and paintings create a close-up view of a freight train traveling through a crossing--a dramatic experience for young readers. With the rhythm of its words recalling the cadence of a moving freight train, a poem by Philip Booth is fluidly joined with artwork by first-time illustrator Bagram Ibatoulline in this majestic picture book. Ibatoulline's dramatic and masterful paintings capture the American freight train in its heyday in astonishing detail. CROSSING promises to enthrall train enthusiasts of all ages.
Authors: Booth, Philip E.
Title: Crossing
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2001.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: [36] p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Local Note: 1 2 3 4 5 6 9 10 12
Additional Contributors: Ibatoulline, Bagram
ISBN: 0763614203
Statement of Responsibility: Philip Booth ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
Subject Headings: Railroads Crossings Juvenile poetry. Children's poetry, American Juvenile literature. Railroad trains Juvenile poetry.
Topical Term: Railroads
Children's poetry, American
Railroad trains
LCCN: 00039781
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A close-up view of a freight train traveling through a crossing--a dramatic experience for young readers. With the rhythm of its words recalling the cadence of a moving freight train, a poem by Philip Booth is fluidly joined with detailed and atmospheric artwork.


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Sep 29, 2012
  • forbesrachel rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Here is a realistic list of train cars, if your child is interested in trains, this is a good choice.

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