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How Trains Work

Lonely Planet Kids

How Trains Work

$15.00 $24.99

All aboard! From the fastest to the longest, the oldest to the newest, through tunnels, across bridges and up mountainsides, take a fascinating ride through the world of trains in this brilliant new book from illustrator James Gulliver Hancock.

In this follow-up to How Cities Work and How Airports Work, young readers travel through history and around the world to find out everything they ever wanted to know about trains. Unfold pages and lift flaps to reveal bustling stations, old steam locomotives fuelled with coal, and high-speed trains zooming across Japan at almost 400 miles per hour!

Each page is stylishly illustrated by James Gulliver Hancock, creator of the All The Buildings* in Sydney  and illustrator of The Travel Bug, and there are loads of quirky details to spot.

Created in consultation with Anthony Coulls, Senior Curator of Rail Transport & Technology, National Railway Museum, UK.

Suitable for children ages 6-8.

Lonely Planet Publications, James Gulliver Hancock
Published October 2019
24 Pages
Height 254mm x Width 275mm
ISBN 9781788683272

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