The Bike Ride
By Jackie Walter
Illustrated by Jem Maybank
Picture books that feature different family set-ups and emphasise family values
Ben is excited when his mums suggest a family day out on their bikes, but his sister Milly thinks it will boring. The day gets even worse when Milly realises she can't get a signal on her phone. But will a family day in the woods turn out to be more fun than Milly thought after all?
This story features a family with two mums. For children progressing through Book Bands, it is suitable for reading at level 6: Orange. It is part of the Family Days Out series, fun, humourous stories with bold illustrations and a range of family set-ups including two mums, two dads, a young carer and a step-family.
Jackie Walter (Author)
Jackie Walter has written and edited many books for children. She never gets tired of listening to and telling a good story. Jackie lives in Cornwall with her husband and young daughters.
Jem Maybank (Illustrator)
Jem illustrates from her studio in Leeds. But when she's not there, she likes to illustrate animals, hang out with her pet birds and go running by the canal where her houseboat is!
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12 Apr 2018
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