Publication Date: January 9, 2024
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Ages 7 to 9
All aboard for a trip around the world via 12 of the world's most amazing train journeys.
A beautiful and informative title encapsulating the excitement and wonder of adventure and travel—all seen through the world's most wondrous train journeys.
Climb onboard and travel across six continents, 34 countries and numerous cities via 12 of the world's most amazing train journeys. Adventures on Trains author and British Book Award winner Sam Sedgman will delight readers with his descriptive and illuminative text about train journeys including the Orient Express (Paris to Istanbul), the first Transcontinental Railroad (Chicago to San Francisco), and the Rejuvenation Express (Beijing to Hong Kong). Each locomotive adventure reveals the rich history, culture, landscape, and wildlife of the countries traveled. Take in the safari sights of Southern Africa, wrap up warm in the Arctic Circle, celebrate Chinese New Year, and taste some tea in India whilst on a toy train—there's a whole world to discover when traveling by train!
Detailed, colorful maps and illustrations by Sam Brewster bring the facts and journeys to life. Epic Adventures will appeal to culture-, travel-, locomotive-fans of all ages.
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