Big Blue Train

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Big Blue train CoverA follow-up to the prize-winning, Big Red Bath.  Ben and Bella are off on another rhyming adventure. The train puffs and chugga chuffs and clickety clacks its way round the world.  We visit the Arctic, a jungle, a desert and a farm to get to a seaside birthday party.

"The tale is written using rhyme, rhythm and repetition all of which are recognised as supporting children's developing knowledge of written language. A super book which, once read aloud together, children will enjoy browsing through for themselves."

Prue Goodwin in SCHOOL LIBRARIAN

Adrian Reynold's pictures capture all the excitement.

Published by Orchard ISBN 978-1-84616-436-1

Also available as a hard wearing Board book.


 

ACTIVITIES

Big Blue Train game and colouring in picture.

LESSON PLANS

See TOPIC WEB showing how the book can be used in the curriculum.

GALLERY

See pupils from Ipswich School, who transformed the school hall into scenes from the book. Then they huffed and puffed and chugga chuffed round the world ending up at the seaside where they ate picnic lunches.

 

Last Updated ( Friday, 06 April 2012 09:35 )