Thomas is convinced that he can drive himself! When he heads off on his own, he learns that stopping can be harder than starting.
This classic story, originally by the Reverend W Awdry, has been adapted to appeal to the reader who is just beginning to read. Includes fun language building activities.
In 1944, a country vicar, the Reverend W Awdry, wrote the stories he had been telling his two young sons about a group of engines with very recognizable personalities. In 1945, the first book featuring Thomas and the other Really Useful Engines was published, and in the 60 years since, the tales of these friendly engines have become beloved classics around the world.