Review: The Train to Impossible Places

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Book Title: The Train to Impossible Places

Author: P.G. Bell

Illustrator: Flavia Sorrentino

Publisher: Usborne

Publication Date: October 2018

Most Suitable for: Years 4-6

The Train to Impossible Places is a whizz-pop-bang of an adventure story that will make readers young and old want to jump on board!


From the moment the Impossible Postal Express crashes unexpectedly through Suzy’s living room, the plot hurtles on at a hundred-miles-an-hour as it twists its way through imaginative realms.


The postal workers on the magical train whisk Suzy along with them on their mission to deliver top secret packages to impossible places, encountering villains, heroes and everything in between along the way. The story is also brought to life by Flavia Sorrentino's eye-catching illustrations that perfectly capture the spirit of adventure in the narrative.


Super imaginative, action-packed and filled with exciting new worlds and fantastical characters, this book has all the ingredients to be a massive hit.


Full steam ahead to the sequel!


Check out our special guest blog post by P.G. Bell, about the inspiration behind the crew of trolls driving the train in the story.


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