A small passenger train slowly slips the tracks, pulled by an old machine to steam. It is night, the wagons have windows, seem to passengers, but the only visible light is that of the sparks machine. The Ghost Train moves …. Night in, night out …. So this train was a weird episode even more weird ..
Nekgaon is a perfect village. Yes, everything’s perfect, from the cock’s crow to the setting sun. But a strange demand from a strange man changes everything.
A young girl on a train enroute to her grandmother’s house in the country, reflects on traveling through the world and life.
All aboard! Take a train ride through a storm at night in a rhythmic readaloud chugging with sound words and full of striking illustrations. A pitter-pat-pat, a pitter-pat-pat, A pittery-pittery-pittery-pat. When it’s thundering down on the roof, in the lane, From the storm comes the call . . . “All aboard the Rain Train!” What child wouldn’t like to hop on a train, hand over his ticket, and set off on an exciting ride through a rainy night? Safe from the elements, a young boy listens and watches in his seat, in the dining car, and snug in his sleeper as his train whooshes past city lights, over rivers, through tunnels, and straight on to morning.
It’s time for seven little mice to start school! And it’s up to Mother Mouse to get them there. When the little mice prove reluctant, Mother Mouse invents “the mouse train” — all aboard!