Ryan hears banging noises in his dream, but when he wakes up the noise doesn’t stop. Dad says it might be water pipes or a cat. The next night he hears the noise again. In the end, Ryan goes up into the loft to investigate and finds that Dad has made him a layout for his trains.
Illustrated by Desideria Guicciardini
Genre: Realistic story in a familiar setting; humour
Skills Focus: To read with expression