Ready? Set. Rides! (Raymond and Roxy)

Illustrated by Derek Anderson
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It's the last day of school! Raymond and his friend Roxy are excited to spend their first day of summer vacation at an amusement park! This Step 2 reader captures all the excitement and anticipation!

Raymond and Roxy are going to Wild World Park! They try all sorts of rides. But Raymond loves speed and pony rides aren't fast enough. He tries the Wild Cat Racer but it's still not fast enough. Will Raymond be able to find the perfect ride before the day is over? 

Twenty years after Ready? Set. Raymond! was published, Vaunda Nelson and Derek Anderson continue the adventures of Raymond and Roxy. 

Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. They are perfect for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.
© Drew Nelson
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson is the author of many books for children, including Almost to Freedom, a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book. She was the winner of the Coretta Scott King Award and Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Award for Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal. She works as a librarian in New Mexico, where she lives with her husband. View titles by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
© Derek Anderson
Derek Anderson is an illustrator known for Hot Rod Hamster Meets His Match!, Little Quack’s New Friend, Hot Ro Hamster and the Haunted Halloween Party, Ten Hungry Pigs and many more. View titles by Derek Anderson

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It's the last day of school! Raymond and his friend Roxy are excited to spend their first day of summer vacation at an amusement park! This Step 2 reader captures all the excitement and anticipation!

Raymond and Roxy are going to Wild World Park! They try all sorts of rides. But Raymond loves speed and pony rides aren't fast enough. He tries the Wild Cat Racer but it's still not fast enough. Will Raymond be able to find the perfect ride before the day is over? 

Twenty years after Ready? Set. Raymond! was published, Vaunda Nelson and Derek Anderson continue the adventures of Raymond and Roxy. 

Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. They are perfect for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.

Author

© Drew Nelson
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson is the author of many books for children, including Almost to Freedom, a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book. She was the winner of the Coretta Scott King Award and Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Award for Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal. She works as a librarian in New Mexico, where she lives with her husband. View titles by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
© Derek Anderson
Derek Anderson is an illustrator known for Hot Rod Hamster Meets His Match!, Little Quack’s New Friend, Hot Ro Hamster and the Haunted Halloween Party, Ten Hungry Pigs and many more. View titles by Derek Anderson

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