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The way little engines work : how they run, how they're fixed, how they're built /

by Oxlade, Chris [author.]; Lawson, John David [illustrator.]; Awdry, W.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Thomas & friends: Publisher: New York : Random House, [2017]Description: 39 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781524720759; 1524720755.Other title: At head of title: Thomas & friends.Subject(s): Thomas, the Tank Engine (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile literature | Thomas, the Tank Engine (Fictitious character) | Railroad trains -- Juvenile literature | Steam locomotives -- Maintenance and repair -- Juvenile literature | Steam locomotives -- Design and construction -- Juvenile literature | Steam locomotives -- Maintenance and repair | Steam locomotives -- Design and construction | Railroad trainsSummary: Uses cutaway schematic diagrams and comprehensive explanations to introduce young readers to the elementary principles of how steam locomotives work and can be repaired.Other editions: Reproduction of (manifestation):: Oxlade, Chris. Thomas the Tank Engine owners' workshop manual
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Perfect for Thomas & Friends enthusiasts, this guidebook is filled with detailed diagrams and explanations of how Thomas the Tank Engine and his engine friends and other pals work. Train-obsessed boys and girls ages 4 to 7 will pore over this hardcover book and its detailed cutaway schematic diagrams that show the working parts of Thomas, Percy, Gordon, Harold the Helicopter, and other beloved Thomas & Friends characters! Simple text explains how to drive an engine, operate train tracks, and much more. Labels and descriptions of the way things work will keep train fans riveted for hours.

"Originally published in hardcover and in different form as: Thomas the Tank Engine owners' workshop manual, by Haynes Publishing, by arrangement with Egmont UK, in Great Britain, in 2009."

"Based on the Railway series by the Reverend W Awdry."

Uses cutaway schematic diagrams and comprehensive explanations to introduce young readers to the elementary principles of how steam locomotives work and can be repaired.

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