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The Circle Tales

C Train: A New Beginning

$18.99 | Hardcover |10 x 8 landscape | 32 pages  

ISBN 979-8-987526276-0-3

C Train is the The Circle Tales' debut picture book for children ages 4-8 about how a New York City subway train finds a new home thanks to an old friend. The city sidewalks are alive with people hurrying to their homes, work, and school. Underground, C Train is busy taking people to these destinations. Her favorite passenger, Maya, a Latinx girl with a star barrette, shares magical stories about marine life. The subway train loves Maya’s marker masterpieces of the ocean and marvels at the sea creatures and where they live. As Maya grows up and pursues her dream career in ocean engineering, C Train grows older, and winds up stuck in the railyard. When Maya visits her old friend, the two embark on a new journey to find C Train A new home, far from the subway rails!

"...An engaging story thoughtfully explains C Train’s transformation and effectively utilizes repetition to make a connection between city and ocean life." - Kirkus Review