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Thomas's Railway Word Book (Thomas & Friends) (Pictureback(R)) [Paperback]

By Random House (Author) & Paul Nichols (Illustrator)
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The magical world of Thomas the Tank Engine has its own unique cast of characters and vocabulary which young fans can learn here, such as smokebox, viaduct, trestle, and signalman. Original.

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Young fans of Thomas the Tank Engine love to immerse themselves in Thomas' magical world. The railway has its own unique cast of characters and its own toothsome vocabulary. "Viaduct," "smokebox," "signalman," and "trestle" are just some of the words from "Thomas' Railway Word Book" that kids can chew on and memorize.

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Studio: Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages   24
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.02" Width: 8" Height: 0.14"
Weight:   0.15 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 28, 2000
Publisher   Random House Books for Young Readers
Age  8-8
ISBN  0375802819  
ISBN13  9780375802812  
UPC  090129003259  

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Thomas' Railway Word Book  Apr 21, 2005
This Thomas Word Book isn't written as a story, but rather as snapshots of life on the Island of Sodor. Featuring the trains, landscapes, and workings on the Island, several words are highlighted in bold, and those words (and others) point to different elements in the pictures-helping the child to sight-read words. For example, one picture shows Thomas and his driver crossing the viaduct. It says "Thomas crosses the viaduct over the river. His drive waves to the people in the house." Viaduct, river, driver, and house are highlighted, but the additional words pointing to pictures include windmill, chimney, smoke, and river.

While this book is geared to beginning readers, some children may find the train lingo difficult to pronounce, understand, or remember: coupling hook, coupling chain, wheel arch and wooden panel are but a few of these words. However, simpler words are highlighted throughout the book: sun, moon, stars, boat, dock, helicopter, bird, tree, passenger, clock, ticket, bus, cow, and many more.
Another short and inexpensive paperback.  May 10, 2002
THOMAS'S RAILWAY WORD BOOK is another in the seemingly endless parade of Thomas paperbacks, but I'm not complaining! The fact is, they're inexpensive and make a wonderful collection that encourages your Thomas fan to read. This one has vivid cartoon-like illustrations in primary colors with lots going on in the background to talk about. But there is NO story -- zip. The words are connected with what they represent, with arrows (coach, suitcase). The words are used in sentences, but make no plot. Still, my Thomas fans like me to read it over and over anyway, because I ask them "Where's the fireman?" or point to the train #5 and ask "Which one is this?" or "What's the helicopter's name?" I also make up mini-stories that use the words, and even though they're different every time, the kids will say "Read it again!" Or I ask them to tell me what's going on in the picture. That's a great mental exercise.

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