A series of adventure-themed chapter books that help children gain confidence as newly independent readers.
Caspar can't take his eyes off his new birthday present - a new scooter! He soon finds out it's not just any scooter but one with magical, time-travelling powers...
Race Further with Reading is the perfect tool to build reading confidence with illustrated stories in manageable bite-size chapters, following on a level from the Race Ahead with Reading series with stories of 2,000 words.
Julia Jarman has won the Stockport Schools' Book Award twice for her lively picture book texts. Julia used to be a teacher but was encouraged to start writing by her three children who asked for 'real characters like us'. When she became a grandmother, it provided the perfect inspiration for her picture book texts. Julia often visits schools and libraries where she enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for facts and fiction.
Lynne Chapman has illustrated over 25 children's books in the last ten years. She works from her home, a Victorian house on the edge of the Peak District National Park in England where she lives with her husband. In her spare time, Lynne writes and performs poetry with her group The Electric Tomatoes.