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About the author


Marc L Abbott is the author of the YA novel The Hooky Party. He is a New York City based storyteller who has won both the Moth StorySlam and GrandSlam. He is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University and a native of Brooklyn, NY. Visit his website www.whoismarclabbott.com for more on his work.

Illustrator Taran Lopez is from Staten Island, NY, now residing in Brooklyn. She is an alum of Parsons School of Design and currently works as a graphic designer, freelance illustrator and comic artist.


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Etienne and the Stardust Express
by Marc Abbott

Overview


Combining his imagination with his love of trains, a little boy's trip around his home turns takes him to far off European countries. When the family dog joins in, it becomes a high speed, nonstop trip through famous cities and past historic sites. Join Etienne and his dog Cajun as they travel from New York straight on to Italy as only they know how. By way of the Stardust Express. 

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Description


Etienne is a boy who loves trains. While playing with them in his home, he imagines each room is a European destination. When the family dog, Cajun, expresses her sadness in not being able to to share in his journeys, Etienne assures her that she can. Cajun is so happy that, without looking, she collides with Etienne's mom who in turn spills glitter all over Cajun. Covered in glitter, Cajun gets hold of Etienne and they run through the house and around the world. Passing famous sites in New York, France and Italy, they share an afternoon of adventure without ever leaving home,
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Overview


Combining his imagination with his love of trains, a little boy's trip around his home turns takes him to far off European countries. When the family dog joins in, it becomes a high speed, nonstop trip through famous cities and past historic sites. Join Etienne and his dog Cajun as they travel from New York straight on to Italy as only they know how. By way of the Stardust Express. 

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Description


Etienne is a boy who loves trains. While playing with them in his home, he imagines each room is a European destination. When the family dog, Cajun, expresses her sadness in not being able to to share in his journeys, Etienne assures her that she can. Cajun is so happy that, without looking, she collides with Etienne's mom who in turn spills glitter all over Cajun. Covered in glitter, Cajun gets hold of Etienne and they run through the house and around the world. Passing famous sites in New York, France and Italy, they share an afternoon of adventure without ever leaving home,

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Book details

Genre:JUVENILE FICTION

Subgenre:Imagination & Play

Language:English

Pages:30

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9780979652066


Overview


Combining his imagination with his love of trains, a little boy's trip around his home turns takes him to far off European countries. When the family dog joins in, it becomes a high speed, nonstop trip through famous cities and past historic sites. Join Etienne and his dog Cajun as they travel from New York straight on to Italy as only they know how. By way of the Stardust Express. 

Read more

Description


Etienne is a boy who loves trains. While playing with them in his home, he imagines each room is a European destination. When the family dog, Cajun, expresses her sadness in not being able to to share in his journeys, Etienne assures her that she can. Cajun is so happy that, without looking, she collides with Etienne's mom who in turn spills glitter all over Cajun. Covered in glitter, Cajun gets hold of Etienne and they run through the house and around the world. Passing famous sites in New York, France and Italy, they share an afternoon of adventure without ever leaving home,

Read more

About the author


Marc L Abbott is the author of the YA novel The Hooky Party. He is a New York City based storyteller who has won both the Moth StorySlam and GrandSlam. He is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University and a native of Brooklyn, NY. Visit his website www.whoismarclabbott.com for more on his work.

Illustrator Taran Lopez is from Staten Island, NY, now residing in Brooklyn. She is an alum of Parsons School of Design and currently works as a graphic designer, freelance illustrator and comic artist.


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