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A Cow on the Line and Other Thomas the Tank Engine Stories (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

In the title story, Gordon and Henry laugh at Edward when some cows break his train. But when a cow blocks the line several days later, it's Edward who has the last laugh. Also included are "Double Trouble," "Old Iron," and "Percy Takes the Plunge."  


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The Cranky Day and other Thomas the Tank Engine Stories (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
Trade Paperback

Join Thomas & Friends for three exciting adventures on the Island of Sodor. These fun-filled train tales are sure to please boys ages 3-7.

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Diesel's Devious Deed and Other Thomas the Tank Engine Stories (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

Full-color photos. Diesel, the new engine, devises a plan to get back at Duck for causing the freight cars to laugh at him. This collection also features "Pop Goes the Diesel," "A Close Shave for Duck," and "Woolly Bear."  


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Go Go Thomas!/Express Coming Through! (Thomas & Friends) Read & Listen Edition
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

With two exciting Thomas & Friends stories, loads of full-color photographs, and more than 50 train stickers, this deluxe storybook offers boys ages 3 to 7 hours of fun and adventure. In Express Coming Through!, Thomas the Tank Engine is asked to pull a train that's way too heavy for him! What now? In Go... Read More
 





Go Go Thomas!/Express Coming Through! (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

With two exciting Thomas & Friends stories, loads of full-color photographs, and more than 50 train stickers, this deluxe storybook offers boys ages 3 to 7 hours of fun and adventure. In Express Coming Through!, Thomas the Tank Engine is asked to pull a train that's way too heavy for him! What now? In Go... Read More
 





Go Go Thomas!/Express Coming Through! (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
Trade Paperback

With two exciting Thomas & Friends stories, loads of full-color photographs, and more than 50 train stickers, this deluxe storybook offers boys ages 3 to 7 hours of fun and adventure. In Express Coming Through!, Thomas the Tank Engine is asked to pull a train that's way too heavy for him! What now? In Go... Read More
 





Good Night, Thomas (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
Board

Little boys ages 2-5 who are fans of Thomas & Friends will love this fun format that features sturdy board pages with glow-in-the-dark ink. The moon, stars, and Thomas' headlight brighten the night in this sleepy bedtime story. Read More
 





Happy Birthday, Thomas! (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
Trade Paperback

Illus. in full color. It's Thomas's birthday, but where are all the presents, balloons, and silly hats? Thomas thinks his friends have forgotten, but they may have a surprise for him.   Read More
 





Thomas & Friends: James and the Red Balloon and Other Thomas the Tank Engine Stories (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

Straight from the latest Thomas video comes three delightful new tales from the Island of Sodor. Thomas fans will laugh when James gets carried away about a balloon, Harvey rescues Percy, and Thomas becomes a jet engine! Filled with gentle humor and lots of photo illustrations.


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James in a Mess and Other Thomas the Tank Engine Stories (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

Full-color photos . James makes fun of his friends because they need paint jobs, but when an accident ruins his appearance, James finds himself in a real jam! Also included are "Bertie's Chase," "Percy and the Signal," and "Percy Proves a Point."   Read More
 





The Lost Crown of Sodor (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
Trade Paperback

Knights in armor, ruined castles, long-lost treasure, and friends in danger on the Island of Sodor are all part of a brand-new movie, "King of the Railway," starring Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends. This Thomas & Friends story, adapted from the movie, will thrill train-obsessed little boys ages 3–6... Read More
 





The Lost Crown of Sodor (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

Knights in armor, ruined castles, long-lost treasure, and friends in danger on the Island of Sodor are all part of a brand-new movie, "King of the Railway," starring Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends. This Thomas & Friends story, adapted from the movie, will thrill train-obsessed little boys ages 3–6... Read More
 





Thomas and Friends: Percy's Chocolate Crunch and Other Thomas the Tank Engine Stories (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

Straight from the latest Thomas video come three delightful new tales from the Island of Sodor. Thomas fans will laugh when Percy has an accident at the chocolate factory; meet a new engine named Salty, who has a secret; and go through a tough day with Harold the Helicopter. Filled with... Read More
 





Risky Rails! (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

When a little engine is blamed for something he didn't do, Thomas becomes determined to clear his name. This full-color storybook, based on the new Thomas & Friends direct to DVD/Blue-ray movie Blue Mountain Mystery, is sure to thrill young boys ages 3-7. Read More
 





Risky Rails! (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
Trade Paperback

When a little engine is blamed for something he didn't do, Thomas becomes determined to clear his name. This full-color storybook, based on the new Thomas & Friends direct to DVD/Blue-ray movie Blue Mountain Mystery, is sure to thrill young boys ages 3-7. Read More
 





Search and Rescue! (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
Trade Paperback

Special deliveries, railway repairs, and daring rescues—it's all in a day's work for Thomas the Tank Engine, and this 8x8 storybook with flaps lets little boys ages 3-7 join in the adventures. Read More
 





Thomas & Friends: Steam Engine Stories (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

FILLED WITH GENTLE humor and lots of photo illustrations, here are three favorite stories straight from the classic Thomas DVDs. First, Thomas is eager to hear the Legend of Proteus’ Lamp. Next, James gets a new coat, and doesn’t want to ruin it by working too hard. And finally, a beautiful... Read More
 





Thomas and Friends Puzzle Book (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
Non-traditional book

Thomas, James, and all of your favorite characters from HIT’s Thomas & Friends are featured in five different puzzles in this oversized padded book. Each full-color puzzle has twelve sturdy board pieces that fit right inside the pages of the book—so they’re fun to put together and easy to keep together!... Read More
 





Thomas and the Rumors (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

There’s a rumor out that Sir Topham Hatt is going to get rid of the trains! James learns a lesson about bragging, and Percy saves the day when there is a wedding on the Island of Sodor. This endearing collection of Thomas the Tank Engine stories is illustrated with photos from... Read More
 





Thomas In Charge/Sodor's Steamworks (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

All aboard! With two exciting Thomas & Friends stories and over 50 train stickers, boys ages 3-7 will be right on track for fun and adventure with this Deluxe 8x8 Storybook. Read More
 





Thomas In Charge/Sodor's Steamworks (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
Trade Paperback

All aboard! With two exciting Thomas & Friends stories and over 50 train stickers, boys ages 3-7 will be right on track for fun and adventure with this Deluxe 8x8 Storybook. Read More
 





Thomas Looks Up (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry and Billy Wrecks
Illustrated by Random House
Non-traditional book

Thomas and his friends are busy being very helpful engines in this interactive book for boys ages 2-5. Pushing the sturdy tabs reveals pop-up surprises on each page! Read More
 





Thomas' Big Book of Beginner Books (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
Hardcover

Thomas' Big Book of Beginner Books offers the following Thomas & Friends backlist favorites: Stop, Train, Stop!; A Crack in the Track; Go, Train, Go!; Blue Train, Green Train; Trains, Cranes & Troublesome Trucks; and Fast Train, Slow Train. The texts are tailored to beginning readers and will delight boys ages... Read More
 





Thomas' Mixed-Up Day/Thomas Puts the Brakes On (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

Peep! Peep! Get ready for a trainload of fun with two Thomas & Friends stories and over 50 stickers! Based on the TV/DVD episodes, this deluxe format is sure to give little engineers lots to love while they read about all of the Really Useful Engines!


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Track Stars! (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Random House
eBook

Filled with Gentle humor and lots of photo illustrations, here are three fun new stories straight from Thomas’ newest video. First, Thomas likes to go fast, but when he has to deliver a load of eggs, he must go slow, or the eggs will be scrambled. Next, Emily is given a... Read More
 

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