My First Train Trip Blue Band by Lynne Rickards

My First Train Trip Blue Band

Written by Lynne Rickards
Illustrated by Ley Honor Roberts
Part of the Cambridge Reading Adventures Series


My First Train Trip Blue Band by Lynne Rickards

Endorsed for reading by Cambridge Assessment International Examinations, Cambridge Reading Adventures is our international primary reading scheme. A little girl is going on a train ride. She is going to see her grandpa, what does she see on the way? Blue Band books feature more complex stories with several characters and episodes within one story to support comprehension development. Greater variation in sentence patterns helps readers to self-correct independently. Contains full teaching support including learning outcomes, curriculum links and follow-up activities.

About the Author

Lynne Rickards

Lynne Rickards was born in Ottawa, Canada but now lives in Glasgow's West End with her family. She first started as an illustrator in her twenties but then decided to go back to University to study French. It wasn't until her forties that she discovered how much she liked writing.

Lynne's children are her main inspiration alongside her editor and agent. Her son is the model for Jack in 'Jack's Bed' because he hates going to bed but loves jumping on it! Lynne is particularly fond also of Jack's spotty leopard with gleaming eyes.

She describes herself as warm, open and fun!

To relax Lynne enjoys reading, making plasticine creatures with her daughter and snuggling with her son to watch Pingu.

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16 pages


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Cambridge University Press

Publication date

21st January 2016



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