Here is Katy (the caboose) who dreams about escaping her constant journeying on the back of a freight train. She comes from one of our very favourite family books-'The Caboose who got loose' by Bill Peet. Got talking to a lovely family about Katy today as this was one of the first families who spied the book and knew it straight away. I was curious to know a bit more about Bill Peet as his illustrations are really quirky. Always loved the movement in them and that slightly sketchy feel that makes them really lively. He was a really interesting chap-his Dad loved trains hence this story. Take a look for yourselves:
I like the quote above about how he worked....just grabbed whatever was at hand when he had ideas BUT lots of notebooks on hand. Always good-you can come and make them at STORYSHACK OF COURSE ;-)
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