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Illustrated by Camilia Koffler (as Ylla).

New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1944. 


Illustrated by Garth Williams.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1956. 


Illustrated by Jean Charlot. 

New York: W. R. Scott, 1949. 

Published by William R. Scott, Inc., New York, 1949: 32 pages, 24 x 20 cm., ages: 4-7. Two trains race from the East Coast to the West Coast of the United States. Printed by offset: line plates from pen- and-ink drawings on paper. Colors: yellow-brown, pink, dark blue, black. Overprinting gives dark brown (yellow-brown plus pink), purple (pink plus blue), mauve (pink plus screened blue), and dark green (yellow-brown plus blue). Dust jacket and end papers in four colors. 17 illustrations, of which 7 double-page and one full-page in four colors, and 4 double-page, 3 full-page, and 2 vignettes in black only. 1 ink sketch and 20-page publisher’s dummy: Kerlan Collection. Japanese edition: Tokyo, 1977, 20 x 16 cm., with new separations, not by Charlot but closely following his.

Two little trains, one streamlined, the other old-fashioned, puff, puff, puff, and chug, chug, chug, on their way West.

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