My World of Vehicles: Riding the Train

Meine Welt der Fahrzeuge: Unterwegs mit dem Zug

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  • A board book that introduces young children to the many things going on at train stations and aboard trains.
24 pp 2 years + 17,5 x 20,5 cm EUR 5.99 April 2017 Board Book 978-3-473-43646-0


Young children often travel with their parents, gathering lots of new impressions along the way. With detailed illustrations and simple texts, this board book all about trains is an essential travel companion, combining information about the many activities going on at train stations and aboard trains, entertaining stories told in pictures, and large-format scenes for children to explore.

The Author

Susanne Gernhäuser studied German and history in Stuttgart, where she worked at a historical institute, published articles and contributed articles to textbooks while still a student. She currently edits scholarly series.

The Illustrator

Wolfgang Metzger is trained in lithography and graphic design. After his studies he illustrated textbooks for a long time, but has concentrated on designing and illustrating children's books for more than 20 years. His books have become bestsellers, with more than 8 million copies sold in German language territories. Wolfgang Metzger has four daughters and lives with his family near Stuttgart.
Peter Nieländer was born in 1969 and studied design at University. Today he works free lance as an independant illustrator and grafic designer for various advertising agencies and publishers. He works with two other grafic designers in a large studio loft in the old freight station in Münster. In his illustrations, Peter Nieländer tries to capture momentary shots with which he hopes to entertain the reader and observer enjoyably.

Rights Sold

Hungarian, Polish (worldwide), Romanian, Russian (worldwide), Swedish, Ukrainian