ISBN-13:
9781847170835

Mum and Dad have to go away for two days and Dara is not happy. But Uncle Joe, who's minding him, has arranged a wonderful surprise. A charming story for beginner readers, fully illustrated in colour.
Mum and Dad have to go away for two days and Dara is not happy. But Uncle Joe, who's minding him, has arranged a wonderful surprise. Dara is not happy. Mum and Dad must go away for two whole days. Dara wants to go too. Poor Dara! But Uncle Joe has a big surprise! Expertly designed specifically for very young children, this title is perfect as a lead-up to the "Panda" series.
'the pictures are bright and lively and echo the simple joy of the story' -- Books Ireland 'a pleasant story that chuffs along happily' -- Evening Echo 'a charming well-written story' -- Irish Independent 'O'Brien Press has come up trumps with The Train Driver by Kunak McGann' -- Irish Independent 'a lovely bright and colourful book ... the characters are likable and appealing to children' -- CBI Bookfest Guide 2009 'an ideal book for the classroom' -- Inis Magazine 'inventive and colourful illustrations are lovingly and effectively done' -- Books Ireland 'the balance between text and illustration on each page is perfect for this age group' -- Inis Magazine 'The Train Driver will appeal with its lovely illustrations and gentle story of a boy who fulfils his dream of becoming a train driver for a day' -- Sunday Independent 'Bright, lively illustrations and plenty of train noises to toot along with' -- Irish Independent 'Kunak McGann's The Train Driver is a delight for newly confident readers' -- Irish Independent 'while The Train Driver is suitable for beginner readers, anyone who ever dreamed of driving a big old steam engine will thoroughly enjoy this book. Furthermore, this story lends itself to group storytelling and deserves shelf space in every junior classr -- In Touch Magazine
Kunak McGann works in publishing and lives in Co. Kildare. This is her first book and was inspired


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Children's / Teenage fiction: General fiction; ; Children's Fiction; (B) 5-7 years; (3) Fiction; (N)