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Risky Rails! (Thomas & Friends)

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When a little engine is blamed for something he didn't do, Thomas becomes determined to clear his name. This full-color storybook, based on the new Thomas & Friends direct to DVD/Blue-ray movie Blue Mountain Mystery, is sure to thrill young boys ages 3-7.
Paperback, 24 pages
Published July 24th 2012 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published January 1st 2012)
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Rosa Cline
Sep 17, 2014 Rosa Cline rated it really liked it
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Such a wonderful Thomas and Friends book! Such life lessons within the story without being in the child's face about them! In this one the child learns that you should always help a friend that you see being stand offish; they maybe shy but they may also be scared and if you are a friend to them they can overcome that sacredness. And also children learn not to spread stories that they overheard because they may not get the full story or the story may not be true!

In the story Thomas helps anothe
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Rachel
Sep 16, 2014 Rachel rated it really liked it
Normally I hate Thomas books for being too wordy. This one was the exception. Based off the Thomas movie "The Blue Mountain Mystery", we learn the true story of a young Narrow Gauge engine named Luke (which my son has at home, but I'd never heard of him before) and how he believes he is responsible for the yellow engine's fate. As Thomas investigates, he learns the truth and goes to help his new friend Luke from Diesel's treachery. Recommended for ages 3-7, 4 stars.
Karen
Sep 13, 2014 Karen rated it liked it
I'm very glad to see that an Awdry was involved in the writing of this book; I think it helps to maintain the integrity of the story. This story, however, is rather like a xerox copy of an original. On its own it is not bad and might even pass for good, but if you compare it to the original stories, it is easy to see how the quality suffers.
PWRL
Apr 11, 2013 PWRL marked it as to-read
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Jan 22, 2015 Sarah rated it liked it
book version of the movie Blue Mountain Mystery featuring the narrow gauge engine Luke
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Wilbert Vere Awdry, OBE, better known as the Rev. W. Awdry, was an English clergyman, railway enthusiast and children's author, and creator of Thomas the Tank Engine, who starred in Awdry's acclaimed Railway Series.

The characters that would make Awdry famous, and the first stories featuring them, were invented in 1943 to amuse his son Christopher during a bout of measles. The first book (The Three
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