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Number of pages: 48

Dimensions: 18.6 x 12.6 x 0.6 cm

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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"