Trains by Emily Bone


Trains by Emily Bone

A fantastic addition to the popular Beginners series, providing an informative introduction to the fascinating world of trains for young readers. Terrific reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction, this is an exciting introduction to trains, covering everything from the first steam and diesel trains, to modern day high-speed passenger trains. It also looks at rail networks, underground trains, how trains travel uphill, and famous long-distance train routes, like the Orient Express. It is developed with a reading expert from Roehampton University to help young readers grow in confidence.


'No Key Stage 1 classroom should be without the whole set' - The Bookseller; 'Good quality non-fiction for this age group is a real boon and the Usborne Beginners is an excellent series. With its easy reading text, it is ideal for those learning to read who enjoy non-fiction books' - Parents in Touch; 'I can't praise Usborne enough for introducing [internet links] to many of their non-fiction books as it really helps children retain information' - Adventures in Home Schooling; 'The Usborne Beginners series is a beautiful fit for newly independent readers' - Rhino Reads'

About the Author

Emily Bone

Emily Bone grew up in the south of England with a parrot, rabbits and lots of dogs. She spent long summers watching bugs and birds in her garden and making up stories about them. After studying English at Cambridge, she found her dream job at Usborne. Emily’s written many books on wildlife, science and history. She now lives in Crystal Palace along with two spoilt budgies and enjoys running in the park and tending her vegetable garden.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 4+


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Publication date

1st June 2011



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