Little Red Caboose (The Little Red Caboose) A Little Golden Book

the little red caboose

All aboard! This classic Little Golden Book, originally published in 1953, tells the tale of a charming red caboose who wants nothing more than to be as popular as the big steam engine at the front of the train. Boys and girls will love the inspiring tale and the colorful illustrations by Tibor Gergely.---from the publisher

24 pages                        978-0307021526                 Ages 3-7

Keywords:  trains, transportation, exploration, fun, self image, 3 year old, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, classic


As this red caboose heads out into the world, it travels through farms and past factories offering a brilliant opportunity for children who love to search the illustrations and discover new places in their world.  I loved reading this story to my children because it gave them the chance to ask questions and find out the names of so many new things they hadn't encountered before.  A lovely adventure to stretch the curiosity and the knowledge of our youngest.

Recommended by: Barb Langridge,

Also available as a Step Into Reading Step 1 reader 9781524714260

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