Train! by Judi Abbot
  

Train!

Written by Judi Abbot
Illustrated by


The Good Book Guide logo The Good Book Guide Review. Little Elephant loves trains. One day, on a train he meets a cat who loves planes, a penguin who loves cars, and a rabbit who loves diggers. Each wants to play with its own toy. Can they learn to play together and be friends? Bright, bold pictures make this story about sharing and friendship fun. (Ages 2–5)
~ Andrea Rayner

Synopsis

Train! by Judi Abbot

Join Little Elephant and his friends in this fantastically fun story for toddlers who LOVE trains, planes, cars and diggers. The perfect picture book for any child obsessed with things that go. Help little ones learn about playing together and sharing too. Little Elephant LOVES trains! But Cat wants to play with his plane. Penguin wants to play with his car. And Rabbit would rather play with his digger. How will they learn to play together? A joy to read aloud, preschoolers will love chanting along with the inventive rhythmic section in the middle of the story. With fresh and funny illustrations from Judi Abbot (The Biggest Kiss and The Perfect Hug), Train! is a book that you won't mind reading again and again... and again!

Reviews

Full of vivacity and fun, the pictures have a warm and comforting feel with their simple lines and strong yet gentle colours. Added to this the rhythmic and bold lines are perfectly complemented by the expressive animals who learn to enjoy sharing and playing together. * - Books for Keeps * Little Elephant's terrible train tantrum is up there with Violet Elizabeth's from Just William. AWESOME STUFF. A fabulously funny picture book with a message about the importance of friendship and sharing at its heart. * - Moontrug * Train is a gorgeous little book for toddlers which they will be able to relate to on so many levels, as will the adults who read it to them: fixations on specific subjects (trains in this case, as you will have guessed!), mega toddler tantrums, learning to share and make concessions in order to make friends, learning new words and new experiences, it is all there in a really toddler-friendly format. * - Library Mice * If your little one loves anything that goes vroom, vroom, they will get fully revved up with this wonderful picture book about trains, planes, cars and diggers. * - Lancashire Evening Post * Train by Judi Abbot is perfect for toddlers who are overly-attached to one particular toy. This is a great story for introducing the concept of sharing and friendship. * - Made for Mums * A really lovely story that teaches the importance of trying new things, making new friends and sharing. Highly important life skills. A great addition to our book shelf that has been and will continue to be enjoyed by us all! * - 3 Princess and 1 Dude *

About the Author

Judi was born in Italy but now lives in North London with her family. She studied Illustration at art school in Milan. She usually works with acrylics, collage and colour pencils. When Judi's not painting she loves discovering the secret world of animals and travelling the world!

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Judi Abbot
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Publisher

Little Tiger Press an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group

Publication date

4th August 2014

ISBN

9781848959019


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