This simple non-fiction text recounts a girl's journey by bicycle using symbols, maps and directions depicted by an engaging illustration-photo montage effect.
* Red A/Band 2A books offer predictable text with familiar objects and actions, combined with simple story development.
* Text type - A simple non-fiction recount.
* The map on pp14-15 is a useful summary of the journey, consolidating understanding, and providing a wealth of speaking and listening opportunities.
* This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.
Adrian Bradbury was born in Manchester and worked as a PE teacher before moving overseas to teach English in Europe, the Middle East and Far East. After returning to England he worked as Deputy Head in three schools and now divides his time between teaching and writing. As well as writing educational materials for HarperCollins and other publishers, he also writes humorous football books for children. His hobbies include playing the piano and all sports.