Full steam ahead! From underground trains, luxury safari trains and speedy Japanese Shinkansen trains, explore EVERY different type of train available in this colourful book for very young children (aged 0-2), as well as railway stations, the history of trains and much more. With eye-catching illustrations and easy-to-read text, this is an engaging introduction for little train-lovers.
Starting with the first trains pulled by horses, explore the history of trains right up to the modern day. Discover steam trains powered by coal, sleeper trains with beds for a good night's kip as well as super speedy modern trains with buffet cars and hi-tech engines. And it's not just the trains themselves; explore the whole process of train travel throughout this fun, colourful book, from ticket purchase to boarding to what you can do on the actual journey itself.
As part of a series which also includes Airports and Cities, this is an exciting and inspiring introduction to the world of trains and train travel for very young children.
About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!
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