You will remember that previously Thomas was given a branch line all to himself. Here he is proudly running up and down his branch line - and the Fat Controller is keeping his eye on him as usual! Thomas still finds trouble, but he also makes some new friends and all turns out happily in the end.
This is Book 1 in the Classic Thomas the Tank Engine Series. See all Classic Thomas the Tank Engine books here.
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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. Wilbert Vere Awdry