Swift Thunder of the Prairie Author:Lois Maloy "Once upon a very long time ago, there was a little engine, a jolly, busy, bustling little engine with a great fat funnel shaped smokestack,"...If you think he was just an ordinary engine, with just ordinary adventures, you are mistaken. His track lay through the plains where buffalo and Indians lived. He had seen many exciting things in his day... more », but now life was pretty quiet.
Ayoung Indian brave thought he would do a brave deed and drive "Swift Thunder of the Prairie," as the Indians called the little train, away. Fortunately little Star-Brother, who was only eight, and not old enough to be a brave, saved, not only the train, but kept the white people and Indians from fighting each other.
This is a lovely, exciting story of trains and Indians and real adventure.« less