From the first locomotive built in 1804 to the high-speed bullet train,The Big Book of Trainsis the perfect book for kids who love trains.
Packed with amazing facts and photographs of trains around the world,The Big Book of Trainscovers the history of trains and train travel. Different types of trains are featured on their own spreads, and each page features multiple images to give a close-up view as well as informative text about each train. See the differences among monorails, passenger trains, and TGVs. Learn about pistons, fireboxes, boilers, and coupling rods, and find out exactly what they do to help the train travel down on the tracks.
See key features of each train model and discover the difference between steam trains and diesels. Find out how trains are designed for certain jobs and tasks, including mountain trains, snow trains, and freight trains. Look at the biggest and fastest trains in the world.
With incredible pictures and informative text,The Big Book of Trainsis the essential book for young readers who want to know everything about trains.