Meet Victor, the gleaming red engine who oversees the bustling Sodor Steamworks. When Thomas is entrusted to take charge for the day, he discovers there's much to glean from the wisdom of Victor!
Drawing inspiration from the timeless tales of the Reverend W. Awdry, this edition presents a refreshed, contemporary look to the classic stories. Thomas Engine Adventures stands as an excellent conduit to pass on the rich tradition of Thomas to young readers. Tailored for children aged 2 and above, the stories introduce them to iconic characters such as Percy, James, Gordon, and Toby, all residing on The Fat Controller's railway. Each of these engaging, concise narratives concludes with an entertaining spot-and-see activity, making them ideal for bedtime enjoyment.
For over 75 years, Thomas has been an adept instructor, imparting valuable lessons on life and friendship. His legacy places him alongside revered characters like Paddington Bear, Winnie-the-Pooh, and Peter Rabbit, solidifying his role in our literary heritage.
About the Author:
The imaginative world of Thomas the Tank engines owes its existence to the Reverend Wilbert Awdry, born in Hampshire in 1911. Awdry's close proximity to the railway as a child shaped his belief in the unique personalities of steam engines, inspiring imaginative dialogues among them. These narratives, originally bedtime tales for his son Christopher, evolved into the publication of 26 Railway books. Awdry's legacy endures through the timeless popularity of the Thomas the Tank Engine TV series and films, captivating audiences across generations.
- Format/Binding: Paperback
- Number of pages: 32
- Audience: Children
- For Ages: 2+ years