Now Little Tree's second love to dinosaurs right now is space. That said he isn't quite as enthusiastic about this one as other I Wonder Why books in the past. To me the facts seem like they should be engaging but it's just not connecting for him so I might allow it to go to the bottom of the basket without any fanfare and try and introduce it again when he is a bit older.
As the enthusiasms, of three yr olds, go Trains has been high on the agenda for a long time. This book with it's wonderfully accurate colour pictures and wide range of simply addressed topics has been amply appreciated. As an op shop buy this particular edition is a bit hopelessly out of date, the English/France Channel Tunnel hadn't be completed at publication, but as most of the information is historical this has been less of a problem than it might otherwise be. It has certainly put the Collins Eyewittness Guides on the map for us and if I was ever to see one on a topic of interest I would now be compelled to flick though