The freight train’s pulling from the yard. The locomotive’s working hard. “Safe trip!” calls the station master. Chugga chugga, the train rolls faster.
Susanna Leonard Hill’s rhythmic text and Ana Martin Larranaga’s simple but enticing art will take young readers on an adventurous freight train trip! Kids can lift the10 flaps throughout the book to make their reading experience more fun! This interactive book that’s shaped like a freight train is perfect for young children who are going on a train for the first–or the one-hundredth–time!
Susanna is an award winning children’s author who has authored 15 children’s books with 10 more forthcoming over the next two years. She was born in New York City and attended Brearley School, then graduated with a degree in English and Psychology from Middlebury College. Later she received her M.A. and M.Ed. from Columbia University. She spent many years teaching dyslexic students, and she has been writing stories ever since the second grade, when she wrote her first story, The Girl and The Witch. Her books have earned awards including New York Times Bestseller, Junior Library Guild Selection, Amelia Bloomer Project Feminist Books For Youth, Booklist Children’s Pick, Children’s Book of the Month, Parents Magazine #1 Board Book 2017, and Gold Mom’s Choice Award. In addition to authoring children’s books, she is a mother to five, a teacher, and a lecturer.
Ana Martin Larranaga was born in Spain. She graduated from University of Salamanca with a bachelor of Fine Arts for Graphic Design. After living in Scotland and New York, she moved to Germany where she now lives with her little family. She doesn’t have a dog or a goat but she is always thinking of getting one of each.