Miniature Books
©1996-2013 Jill Timm
Mystical Places press

The Train Game

Two girls hopped a ride on the midday freight train for an adventure riding the rails, but they had to be back home by dinner time or face parental wrath. The Train Game is a true story of two adventurous friends who thought riding the rails would make a good story for their college literary magazine. This book unfolds to 80 inches of train on one side and the story with photos of the experience on the inside. A real model train track is embedded on the front cover. All images are Giclée printed on Hahnemühle linen, the text is printed on Fox River Confetti, and the panels are hinged with acrylic stained Tyvek. Comes with matching clamshell case. Closed size is 3.5” x 10” x 1”. Edition of 50. SOLD OUT

What collectors say about The Train Game

"I have been meaning to tell you what a grand success your Train book is, and how much students really love it. It is such a beautifully conceived and presented artists’ book."

Judy Harvey Sahak
Denison Librarian, Scripps College

"What a work of art! I just had to write and say congratulations on such a marvelous creation. Thank you for bringing your adventure to print, so others may enjoy it too. Your artistry and attention to detail is so impressive. Can't wait to see what you will be doing next."

Sallie Shippen