The Girl Who Had Never Been on a Train

By David Baddiel

Chrissie loves trains. She has train books, train pictures – and, of course, model trains.

But Chrissie has never been on an actual train. In part, because Chrissie doesn’t find getting around as easy as other people.

Then, Chrissie finally gets on a train, with her Grandpa Henry, to go down to London for an important operation.

Her parents and Henry hope the journey will take Chrissie’s mind off things. And they’re right: but in a way they couldn’t possibly imagine.

Because Chrissie’s trip from Scotland to London turns out to be quite literally magical – and is going to change Chrissie’s life forever…