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Crossing

Booth, Philip E.

(Book - 2001)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2001.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 0763614203
Characteristics: [36] p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ibatoulline, Bagram

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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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