Hello, Freight Train! (Hello Reader Level 1)

9781424203468: Hello, Freight Train! (Hello Reader Level 1)

Children will learn about the different cars of a freight train as it whizzes by in this beginning reader!

In the third of three Scholastic Reader titles introducing children to different vehicles, children watch a freight train pass by, car by car. First comes the engine, bold and strong, and then come a flat car, a boxcar, cars with chickens and hogs, tank cars, refrigerator cars, and more! Simple rhyming text describes the function of each car, and colorful illustrations bring them to life!

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From Booklist:

PreS-K. "Lights flash and bells ring. Down, down goes the gate. Here comes the freight train. We watch as we wait." In this Scholastic Reader, a puppy in jeans waits for a train to pass, while his father points out the passing cars: "Tank cars for gas. Tank cars for oil. Refrigerator cars where food won't spoil." A few train terms (piggyback car) will challenge some children, but the subject in the bold-printed words usually becomes clear in the appealing illustrations, with flat colors and crisp shapes that give the appearance of computer-generated art. Expressive portraits of the smiling, blue locomotive will easily appeal to new readers or to young listeners who are passionate about things that go. Gillian Engberg
Copyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

(No Available Copies)

Search Books:

Create a Want

If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!

Create a Want