Step 2 Step Into ReadingR reading with help It's time for You! Pick your favorite spot to read. This is going to be a great book! What this book is about... Thomas and the School Trip The children are waiting for Thomas. He tries to hurry, but he has many stops to make. Will Thomas arrive in time? Learning to Read, Step by Step! Step 1 Ready to Read Preschool-Kindergarten Step 2 Reading with Help Preschool-Grade 1 Does your child recognize familiar words on sight and sound out new words with help? Step 2 is just right. Basic Vocabulary * Short Sentences * Simple Stories Step 3 Reading on Your Own Grades 1-3 Step 4 Reading Paragraphs Grades 2-3 Step 5 Ready for Chapters Grades 2-4.Awdry, Wilbert V. is the author of 'Thomas and the School Trip', published 1993 under ISBN 9780679843658 and ISBN 0679843655.