“Skillfully designed and composed, Pizzoli's cheerful interpretation is thoroughly modern and charming. Swoonworthy for train lovers and preschoolers alike.” -Kirkus (starred review)
The classic picture book from Margaret Wise Brown about two trains and their cross-country journey from east to west, with a bold new look from Geisel Award–winning artist Greg Pizzoli.
Two little trains went down the track,
Two little trains went West.
PUFF PUFF PUFF
CHUG CHUG CHUG
Two little trains to the West.
A streamlined train and a little old train journey through hills and over mountains, crossing rivers and plains, in this treasured story from Margaret Wise Brown, author of Goodnight Moon. Reimagined with bold and vibrant art by Geisel Award–winning artist Greg Pizzoli, this updated edition is perfect for fans of things that go.
Makes for a great baby shower gift!
"Pizzoli's illustrations...add texture, vibrancy, and bring the journey to new life....Toddlers and preschoolers who love trains will delight in the tale while adults familiar with the original book will appreciate the opportunity to introduce it to a new generation."-School Library Journal ∗(starred review)∗
"The soothing clickity-clack of the late Brown's verse lulls as effectively as when it first appeared 70 years ago."-Publishers Weekly ∗(starred review)∗
“This is a storytime winner...Blocky clear shapes, vivid colors, and simple designs make each page burst with an energy that will appeal to the smallest child.”-Booklist
Greg Pizzoli is an author, illustrator, and printmaker. His picture books include The Watermelon Seed, Good Night Owl, Tricky Vic, and North, South, East, West which was also written by Margaret Wise Brown. When not travelling on trains, he can be found at home in Philadelphia with his wife, their dog, and two cats. Visit him at www.gregpizzoli.com.
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