Join Thomas, Percy, and all of the other engines with this painting storybook. The Island of Sodor needs a fire engine after a big fire. Paint your way through the pages and discover that no matter what happens, Thomas and Percy will always be the best of friends!
Included on the cover is a paintbrush with 8 paints. Recommended for ages 3+.
A paint box book starring Thomas the Tank Engine! Train-loving boys and girls ages 3 to 6 will follow the exciting story, Day of the Diesels, a tale about secret plans, a fire, and friendship. This book includes a paint tray with eight different watercolors and a paintbrushand loads of pages to paint!
In the early 1940s, a loving father crafted a small blue wooden engine for his son, Christopher. The stories that this father, Reverend W. Awdry
, made up to accompany this wonderful toy were first published in 1945. He continued to create new adventures and characters until 1972, when he retired from writing. Reverend Awdry died in 1997 at the age of 85.Jim Durk,
illustrator of several beloved children's books series ranging from Thomas & Friends
and The Powerpuff Girls
to Clifford the Big Red Dog
and The Rugrats,
graduated from Ohio University with a BFA in illustration/painting in 1983. His works include Bears House
, Brave Little Engines
, and Call of the Wild.
He is the founder of Durk Illustration, and he lives and works in Cleveland, Ohio.