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The story of trains

Young Reading Series 2
The story of trains

  • A lively account of the story of trains for children growing in reading confidence.
  • Follows the history of trains from the first engines of the eighteenth century to the high-speed trains of today.
  • Featuring the colourful illustrations of Colin King.
  • Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

Hardback with ribbon marker:

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Extra information

Age: 6+

Lexile Measure: 770L

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9780746080795
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Jane Bingham

Illustrator: Colin King

Reader reviews

All Aboard!
We love this book! It's a brilliantly informative, well told and lively story - a firm favourite with my five-year-old train enthusiast, who's learning to read by himself.

H Temlett, 27th August 2007


  • Usborne Reading Programme
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