An Autumn 2010 Kids' Indie Next List pick for "Inspired Recommendations for Kids from Indie Booksellers"
“Based on musician Titcomb's 2005 song, this stunning book both celebrates and eulogizes the golden era of railway travel. Minor's luminous, occasionally almost photographic, paintings portray the adult narrator as a boy, surrounded by a ghostly haze as he walks along the tracks….There's little doubt that railroad aficionados will pore over the crisply rendered railroad memorabilia.” —Starred, Publishers Weekly
"[The Last Train] is going to please every last train lover out there, and I’ll be putting it in my Christmas shopping bag for more than one person this upcoming holiday season." —Betsy Bird, New York Public Library
“A treasure for train enthusiasts.” —Kirkus Reviews
“The Last Train is going to please every last train lover out there….It mixes together both drama and nostalgia, but in a good way, in the ultimate train tribute.” —Elizabeth Bird, A Fuse #8 Production blog