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All Aboard the Dinotrain: 06/03/10
Dinosaurs and trains... I don't know who first though of combining the two but now it seems impossible to escape stories involving the two. All Aboard the Dinotrain is yet another of these stories.
In All Aboard the Dinotrain, a group of dinosaurs decide to go for a train ride. Where they are going isn't really explained. Why the train doesn't fit them isn't either. It's too small for most of them. Why none of them seem to know how to drive it is another detail over looked.
My favorite combination of dinosaurs and trains (or anything else modern) provide an explanation as to why the two should be together. Either the dinosaurs are modern day circus animals, or they are sentient semi-magical beasts who have an equally magical train to take them wherever they want. Here though its like the dinosaurs have decided to play with a train without an explanation as to why or how that's possible.
That being said, although this particular dinosaur and train story didn't work for me, my son liked it. My daughter and I though prefer Dinosaur Train by John Steven Gurney.