First Book of Trains by Isabel Thomas

First Book of Trains

Written by Isabel Thomas
Illustrated by


First Book of Trains by Isabel Thomas

From trams to rollercoasters and everything in between! Find out all about 30 types of train - steam trains, monorails, cable cars, electric trains and many more - in this beautifully illustrated and annotated first guide to trains.


[An] excellent new series for the older toddler who wants to know some proper hard facts about his passion. * Angels and Urchins *

About the Author

Isabel Thomas

ISABEL THOMAS is a science writer who has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. She writes exciting non-fiction and fiction for children. When she's not writing, you'll find her experimenting, inventing, drawing, exploring and wearing out her library card. Her books include What You Need To Know Now, shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards. Isabel read Human Sciences at Oxford University, before working in journalism and children's publishing. She lives in Cambridge, where she's zookeeper to three young sons and a primary school governor.

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48 pages


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A & C Black (Childrens books) an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

9th May 2013



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