The Tour de France is the most famous cycling race in the world. Find out how it began, what stages are involved and what prizes can be won in this informative book by Sean Callery, filled with fascinating stories and including personal input from Tour de France cyclist Geraint Thomas MBE. * Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books. * Text type: An information book. * Curriculum links: P.E: Outdoor and adventurous activities.