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Locomotive (Classic Reissue)

Julian Tuwim


A classic book from the golden age of children’s book illustration, reissued to bring its timeless images and poetic stories to a new audience

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This classic book invites us aboard a steam train as it chuffs and puffs out of the station carrying giraffes, elephants, bicycles, umbrellas and a trio of men, all eating sausages. Just like the 1938 original, this edition also includes a well-loved folk tale about an enormous turnip and the hilarious story of chatterbox birds who can't agree on anything.


'I was fortunate enough to have this book as a child. The typography and bold art deco illustrations still look fresh, dignified and beautiful after 80 years! I'm so grateful that works like this are preserved and republished, so that they can continue to inspire'
Oliver Jeffers

Product Information

Book Details

Format: Hardback

Size: 17.6 x 25.3 cm

Extent: 48 pp

Publication date: 24 August 2017

ISBN: 9780500650974

List of Contributors

Lewitt and Him