Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Back in print for a new generation, a rollicking, rhyming train tale from the author of Goodnight Moon
From Kalamazoo to Timbuctoo, from Timbuctoo and back
This beloved story from 1951, about a big train and a little train that have just left Kalamazoo, has captured the imaginations of generations of children. Out of print for decades, it is back to delight little ones and their parents and grandparents again. "Clackety-clack--clackety-clack--pocketa-pocketa-pocketa"--down the track they go Now a new generation of children will pore over the cheerful illustrations of bridges, tracks, and countryside, while listening to this rollicking tale.
MARGARET WISE BROWN (1910-1952), best known as the author of Goodnight Moon, wrote countless children's books inspired by her belief that the very young were fascinated by the simple pleasures of the world around them. Among her many bestselling Golden titles are Home For A Bunny, Mister Dog, The Color Kittens, The Golden Egg Book, Seven Little Postmen, and The Sailor Dog. ART SEIDEN (1923-2004) illustrated over three hundred books, and was both author and illustrator of at least twenty-two children's books for every major publisher.