Book #24632


Brian Floca

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; Second Printing
Publisher: New York: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books, 2013.
ISBN: 1416994157
Illustrator: Illustrated by Brian Floca

Price: $54.84

A most charming second printing of the first edition in Fine condition in Near Fine dust-jacket with minor traces of shelf -wear, crease on backside of dust jacket. Signed, dated 10/4/13 and added locomotive sketch by author Brian Floca on the title page.

Floca's tale of two kids and their mother taking the train from Omaha, Nebraska to Sacramento. They are looking out of the windows, learn about railroads and the trains as well as rail road jobs such as conductor, engineer and fireman and how they keep everything running smoothly.

Winner of the 2014 Caldecott Medal, further recognized as Robert F. Sibert Honor Book, also in 2014 ; Color Illustrations; 4to; [60] pages; Signed by Author.