King of the Railway (Thomas & Friends)
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Thomas the Tank Engine discovers mysteries of the past--and may even find a treasure!--when a stranger comes to the Island of Sodor. Train-obsessed little boys ages 3--7 will thrill to this retelling of the newest Thomas & Friends direct-to-DVD/Blue-ray movie, King of the Railway.
Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto. Golden Books, A Golden Book, A Big Golden Book, the G colophon, and the distinctive gold spine are registered trademarks Random House, Inc. randomhouse.com/kids thomasandfriends.com eBook ISBN: 978-0-449-81662-2 Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-449-81661-5 Random House Children’s Books supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read. v3.1 Contents Copyright Title Page First Page It was a busy day at Brendam Docks. While Cranky hoisted heavy
He found the entrance to the mine, but it was boarded up. No one had worked there in years. “The other engines are right,” he sighed. “I’m too slow, old, and weak. There’s no job on this island for me.” Meanwhile, at the top of the same slope, Thomas prepared to haul away dirt in the Troublesome Trucks. Suddenly, the trucks slipped loose and roared down the hill. Thomas didn’t know it, but they were headed right toward Stephen! Stephen had no choice but to push into the abandoned mine. His
He had no steam. He couldn’t move, or even whistle. Finally, Thomas turned a corner and the beam from his lamp revealed a welcome sight. “Stephen!” Thomas peeped. “I’ve come to get you out of here!” “Really?” Stephen said, trying to sound cheerful. “I was thinking of taking up mining again.” Thomas was coupled to Stephen and carefully pushed him out of the dark mine. Percy and Jack were relieved to see that Stephen was safe. Even the earl was there! “Oh, sir!” said Stephen. “I found
and lifted his mask. It was the earl! “Ladies and gentlemen, engines and coaches, welcome to Ulfstead Castle. There is still work to do, but we’ll soon restore King Godred’s castle to its former glory. “Now let me introduce my special steam engine, Stephen! He and Millie will be more than happy to show you the grounds.” Stephen rolled into view. His new funnel glittered like gold. It reminded Thomas of something. But what? “Most importantly,” the earl said, “Stephen has found something that I
peeped that he wanted to haul it, but James thought an important package should be delivered by a fine engine like him. “If you’re all so curious,” the earl said, “maybe you should all take it.” The engines were coupled to each other, and they pulled the mysterious crate together. “Hello, my friends!” Victor said when they arrived at the Steamworks. “What is this thing in a crate that takes so many engines to deliver?” A gantry crane lifted the crate and revealed an old engine named Stephen.