All aboard for a train trip to Denali National Park!
Join the adventure with epic dome cars, friendly conductors, and downright crazy bridge crossings. When at last you disembark, you'll stand in the magic of Denali, the tallest mountain in North America. Sweet Denali Train Song is a journey you'll want to take over and over again.
The most recent children’s picture book by Ember Press is a rhyming tribute to the magic of riding the rails in Alaska. Filled with whimsical illustrations of a family on their journey from Anchorage to Denali, this book is a treasure for train fans, travelers, and anyone who loves the Last Frontier.
About the Author
The daughter of a Tennessee railroad man, author Nancy N. Gates fondly recalls family train adventures as a young child. She and her husband, Chris, raised their six children in Alaska and passed along the joy of train travel aboard the Alaska Railroad. Nancy has written and edited work for newspapers, magazines, anthologies, and Alaska travel guides. She co-authored The Alaska Homesteader’s Handbook.
Illustrator N.R. Berens teamed up with her mother to create the artwork for Sweet Denali Train Song. Born and raised in Alaska, she grew up taking the train to Denali. Using a combination of watercolor and digital media she painted the journey as she remembers experiencing it as a kid.