Illustrated by: Ester Garcia
Published by: Cuento de Luz
To Be Released on: 11.11.14
Ages: 4 & up
Rating: 4 Owlets
Source: book from publisher to review
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Winter is drawing near, and like every year around this time, the forest animals catch the train that will take them to warmer lands. The trip is going smoothly, until one passenger suddenly yells: “We’ve forgotten Squirrel! We’ve got to go back and find her!”
A delightful tale of friendship and solidarity, Winter's Train takes young readers on a touching touching journey that brings out the very best in everyone.
A great story with rich illustrations, The Winter Train is book young readers will enjoy.
Winter is upon the animals of the forest. Those who hibernate are preparing to leave the Northern Forest for the Southern Forest via the Winter Train. Not all the animals leave. Those who stay behind, say goodbye to friends, knowing they'll them again when Winter is over. As the train leaves taking the animal friends who are in need of warmer weather to the Southern Forest, one friend realizes they've left Squirrel behind.
The Winter Train takes readers on a journey about friendship, while also in a very subtle way, teaches them about hibernation. Whether children are a fan of trains or woodland animals, this is a story they'll love. The illustrations are simply adorable. Isern and Garcia's works compliment each perfectly. I'm looking forward to reading more of their books. This is a book that would make a great addition in any home, school or classroom library.