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Magic Train Ride

3.9  ·  Rating details ·  31 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
This train is unlike any other it takes you deep into the ocean, through a monkey-filled jungle and into outer space. Hop on and imagine all of the places you can go!
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2006 by Barefoot Books
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Amy Reid
Feb 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This picture book is about a magic train which travels through different lands(space, water, woods). The colourful illustrations, repetitive phrases and rhyme make the story engaging, accessible and enjoyable for the reader and audience to take part in, therefore is can be eaisly differentitated for all abilities. I used it in a SEN placement and turned it into a sensory story. The different lands and movement (fast, slow) creates multiple opportunities for chilren to have props (water spray for ...more
karenmcn
May 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I covered this book for a week with a Nuresery class and it was very enjoyable as there was a lot of vocabulary and many themes which could be taken from it over the course of the week. The book takes the children on a journey on a magic train through a jungle, a magic wood, fairy land,cake land, outer space and under the sea. There is so much vocabulary and images and themes that can be taken from all these places and so much can be drawn from it. We read it every day for 5 days and the recurri ...more
Jemma Terri
Apr 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: children-s-books
The Magic Train Ride is funnily enough about a magic ride which sees the reader and audience travel through different lands. This is a lovely picture book that can be differentiated for all abilities. Its use of repetitive phrases and rhyme make the story engaging, accessible and enjoyable for the reader and audience to take part in.

I would highly recommend this book for EYFS and KS1 however I have used this within lower KS2 and it was still very much enjoyed. The different lands and movement of
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ESF Tsing Yi
This is a great book not just for transport, but also for thinking about imagination and where your ideas can take you. The whistle's blowing, quick, jump aboard! There's an accompanying song which is very catchy...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eSxr...
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Beloved Girl
Jan 24, 2016 rated it liked it
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Easy and repeated storyline. Fun illustration and story.
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