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Down by the Station
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24. Down by the Station (Harcourt, 1999)
Will Hillenbrand (Preschool-Grade 2)

Did you ever wonder who rides the train, early in the morning, before the zoo opens?

Shhh. It’s a big secret.

Come on down to the train station, climb aboard, and find out!

“An enjoyable, participatory adventure for the nursery school set, with the music for the song on the last page.”

The Horn Book

“Softly shaded but brightly colored, Hillenbrand's mixed media illustrations embrace an abundance of droll detail and gently outline landscapes in which the sky gradually changes from the pink hues of early morning to a glorious blue studded with cotton-candy clouds. All aboard for fun.”

Publishers Weekly

“This twist on an old favorite combines sunny illustrations, playful humor, and appealing animals, making it a surefire selection for storytime success.”

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