Thomas the Tank Engine was
created by the
Rev. W. Awdry about 50 years ago
for his son Christopher; the
original stories can be found in the
"The Railway Series." In 1984,
Thomas the Tank Engine
and Friends was recreated by Britt Allcroft and brought to us through
the PBS program Shining Time Station.
Thomas the Tank engine has also been one of our kids favorites. It
sparks the imagination and has helped our kids learn real issues in life.
Sometimes I think it would be great to be and engine, and maybe have a smile
on my face always!
If you ever have a chance-visit a day out with
Thomas the Tank Engine's latest video was just released May 1st! When
you order it on DVD it comes with Jack the front loader, a new character in
the Thomas the tank engine series!
Some of the quotes on the following pages come from
the 1994 Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends
Calendar and information was pulled from the Thomas the
Tank Engine Storybook
published by Random House.
information comes from watching countless
hours of Thomas the
Tank Engine videos with the whole family.
Recently there have been some new videos that
have come out-these two are the latest and they come with engines!
Thomas the Tank
Engine, favorite station is Shining Time Station on the Island of Sodor.
This is the magical model railroad where Thomas lives.There are many Thomas
the Tank engine videos and DVD's available, they feature Thomas and
his friends, including other steam engines and diesels like, Bertie, Daisy,
Thomas, Percy, Gordon, Henry, James, Diesel, Bill, Ben, Harold, Cranky the
Crane, Toby, Henrietta, Annie, Clarabell, Duck, Mavis, Terence, Donald and
Douglas, . Some of the voices that have been involved with Thomas the
Tank engine include George Carlin, Ringo Starr, Alec Baldwin