Speed. Color. Sound. Numbers. Maps. Connections. Navigation. Subway systems may be specific to certain cities around the world but the pure thrill of a subway ride is universal to all young children. Christoph Niemann’s graphically elegant and playful picture book is a tour de force for preschoolers and a stellar addition to the canon of books about trains, trucks, planes, and automobiles. Based on the author’s own underground adventures with his young boys — famously chronicled for adult readers in Niemann’s New York Times blog, Abstract City — this innovative picture book is an invitation down underground, where a system of trains and tracks delivers millions of riders to their destinations each day.
"And Then What Happened?"
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