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One of the most celebrated children's authors of the twentieth century, the Reverend Wilbert Vere Awdry O.B.E. was born in 1911 in Hampshire, England. His interest in railways began as a child when, living in Wiltshire, England, he found himself within sight and sound of the Great Western Railway line between Paddington and Bristol. Wilbert used to lie in bed at night, listening to the trains and imagining that the engines were talking to each other. He invented characters for them all.
Ordained in 1936, Wilbert Awdry served in a number of parishes for nearly thirty years until the popularity of... Read More


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Animals Everywhere! (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Richard Courtney
Trade Paperback

Thomas rolls to the rescue after some mischievous monkeys let the animals loose from a visiting circus. Boys ages 3 to 7 will love this early reader featuring their favorite Thomas & Friends engines. Read More
 





Animals Everywhere! (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Richard Courtney
eBook

Thomas rolls to the rescue after some mischievous monkeys let the animals loose from a visiting circus. Boys ages 3 to 7 will love this early reader featuring their favorite Thomas & Friends engines. Read More
 





Animals Everywhere! (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Richard Courtney
Hardcover Library Binding

Thomas rolls to the rescue after some mischievous monkeys let the animals loose from a visiting circus. Boys ages 3 to 7 will love this early reader featuring their favorite Thomas & Friends engines. Read More
 





The Big Book of Engines (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Golden Books
Hardcover

This handsomely illustrated, hardcover guidebook is just what every Thomas & Friends fan has been waiting for. Inside, boys ages 3 to 7 will discover fascinating facts about all the engines, trucks, buses, and cranes on Sodor.  Read More
 





The Birthday Express! (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Tommy Stubbs
Trade Paperback

For train-obsessed boys ages 3 to 7, it'll feel like their birthday every day with this Thomas the Tank Engine coloring book featuring 48 pages of full-color activities and over 50 stickers! Read More
 





Blue Mountain Mystery (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Tommy Stubbs
Hardcover

In the new Thomas & Friends direct-to-DVD movie, Blue Mountain Mystery, a little engine fears he's caused a terrible accident and Thomas attempts to track down the truth. Little boys ages 3-6 will thrill to this full-color, hardcover storybook that captures all the fun, intrigue, and excitement of Thomas the Tank... Read More
 





Blue Mountain Mystery (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Golden Books
Hardcover

Thomas is racing to solve the Blue Mountain Mystery in this Little Golden Book retelling of the new Thomas & Friends direct-to-DVD/Blue-ray movie that is sure to entertain little boys ages 2-5. Read More
 





Blue Mountain Mystery (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Tommy Stubbs
eBook

In the new Thomas & Friends direct-to-DVD movie, Blue Mountain Mystery, a little engine fears he's caused a terrible accident and Thomas attempts to track down the truth. Little boys ages 3-6 will thrill to this full-color, hardcover storybook that captures all the fun, intrigue, and excitement of Thomas the Tank... Read More
 





Blue Mountain Mystery (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Golden Books
eBook

Thomas is racing to solve the Blue Mountain Mystery in this Little Golden Book retelling of the new Thomas & Friends direct-to-DVD/Blue-ray movie that is sure to entertain little boys ages 2-5. Read More
 





Brave Little Engines (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Jim Durk
Trade Paperback

Thomas the Tank Engine and his friend Percy learn about bravery when confronting giant roving shadows and monster-size footprints on the Island of Sodor. Train-obsessed little boys ages 3 to 7 will love this deluxe painting book, with 16 watercolor paints and a paintbrush. Based on the new direct-to-DVD Thomas &... Read More
 





Bust My Buffers! (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Trade Paperback

This deluxe Thomas & Friends coloring book features 64 coloring pages starring Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends, plus more than 1,000 stickers! It’s the perfect coloring book for train-obsessed boys ages 3 to 7. Read More
 





Busy, Busy Thomas (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Tommy Stubbs
Board

Thomas the Tank Engine is on the go! Every place he travels to on the Island of Sodor offers things to discover—and train-obsessed little boys from ages 1–4 can find them by lifting and looking under more than 30 flaps in this Thomas & Friends sturdy board book.  Read More
 





Thomas & Friends: Calling All Engines (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Richard Courtney
Trade Paperback

Thomas and the Really Useful Engines are working hard getting the new airport ready for the grand opening. Then a terrible storm slows them down, and soon it is clear that all the engines are going to have to work together. The steamies and the diesels have never gotten along very... Read More
 





Thomas & Friends: Calling All Engines (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Richard Courtney
eBook

Thomas and the Really Useful Engines are working hard getting the new airport ready for the grand opening. Then a terrible storm slows them down, and soon it is clear that all the engines are going to have to work together. The steamies and the diesels have never gotten along very... Read More
 





Christmas in Wellsworth (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Richard Courtney
eBook

Thomas the Tank Engine can’t wait for the Wellsworth Christmas Eve Festival, but when stormy weather rolls in, he might miss the celebrations completely. This latest installment in the popular Thomas in Town hardcover storybook series is the perfect stocking stuffer for little boys, ages three to six.


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Christmas in Wellsworth (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Richard Courtney
Hardcover

Thomas the Tank Engine can’t wait for the Wellsworth Christmas Eve Festival, but when stormy weather rolls in, he might miss the celebrations completely. This latest installment in the popular Thomas in Town hardcover storybook series is the perfect stocking stuffer for little boys, ages three to six. Read More
 





Christmastime With Thomas (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Jeff Albrecht
Trade Paperback

In Diesels and Engines, children will get to paint Thomas, Percy, Diesel 10,    Splatter and Dodge, and much much more! Read More
 





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."  


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read More
 





A Crack in the Track (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Board

What does it take to bring the entire Island of Sodor Railway System to a halt? Just a crack in the track. Well, a crack in the track and some hail on the rail . . . and a toad in the road, and a fuss on the bus. In fact... Read More
 





A Crack in the Track (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Tommy Stubbs
Hardcover

What does it take to bring the entire Island of Sodor Railway System to a halt? Just a crack in the track. Well, a crack in the track and some hail on rail . . . and a toad in the road, and a fuss on the bus. In fact, one... Read More
 





A Crack in the Track (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Tommy Stubbs
eBook

What does it take to bring the entire Island of Sodor Railway System to a halt? Just a crack in the track. Well, a crack in the track and some hail on rail . . . and a toad in the road, and a fuss on the bus. In fact, one... Read More
 





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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Cranky Day & Other Thomas the Tank Engine Stories Book & CD (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Package

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Cranky's Surprise (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Golden Books
Trade Paperback

It's always a busy day on the Island of Sodor. Little boys ages 3-7 who like Thomas & Friends can use the plastic stencil on the cover and cardboard stencils inside this coloring and activity book to make signs, fix tracks, and finish scenes. Read More
 





Danger at the Dieselworks (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Golden Books
eBook

Those sneaky Diesels are planning something devious—and Thomas is on their track! This full-color storybook, which is based on the new Thomas & Friends direct-to-DVD movie, Day of the Diesels, issure to thrill little boys ages 3-6.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read More
 

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