Train Books for Kids

Casey Jones

Casey Jones

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Author: Allan Drummond


Illustrations and rhythmic text tell how the famous engineer, Casey Jones, risks his own life to save others.
You've got to read a copy of Casey Jones a perfect child's book by Allan Drummond. Written by Allan Drummond and it was published around March of 2001 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). This is the 1st ed. of Casey Jones is 32 pages long and it has brilliantly colored illustrations. The book focuses on Stories in rhyme and Railroads. If you prefer a copy of this book, visit our affilate button.

Listen for the story of the railroad's greatest hero! Now all of this happeneda hundred years agobut it's a story that everyoneought to know'cause the railroad back thenwas the mightiest thingand the loco engineerwas the Iron Horse King! With action-packed, intricately detailed images and text that whistles off the page, here is going to be the tale of the locomotive engineer John Luther"Casey"Jones, who died at his post with one hand on the whistle and also the other on the air-brake lever -- a hero towards the end. Drummond paints a lively picture of railroading in its heyday as he tells the story of an American legend.


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