A birthday themed story, based on Three Cheers for Thomas!
When Bertie won't race with him and the Fat Controller sends him to the Steamworks, Thomas thinks he's not a Really Useful Engine anymore. But little does he know that the Fat Controller and the rest of Thomas' friends are planning a party to celebrate his birthday!
Thomas has been teaching children lessons about life and friendship for over 70 years. He ranks alongside other beloved character such as Paddington Bear, Winnie-the-Pooh and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage.
Have you got all the other Thomas & Friends Picture Books?
The Story of Thomas the Tank Engine - 9781405276047
A Visit to London for Thomas the Tank Engine - 9781405281263
Thomas and the Spring Surprise - 978140522917
Thomas the Tank Engine: A Day at the Football - 9781405289238
Reverend Wilbert Awdry was born in Hampshire in 1911. He grew up close to the railway and was convinced that the steam engines all had different personalities. He used to imagine conversations between them. Later when he was grown up and his son Christopher became ill with measles, Wilbert invented the Thomas stories to entertain him. Christopher kept askingMore about Rev. W. Awdry