The perfect introduction to Thomas the Tank Engine! With sturdy flaps to lift and interesting facts and information, The Busy Engines Lift-the-Flap Book will teach young fans all about their favourite engines and what they do. Thomas & Friends is a great way to pass on the tradition of Thomas to early readers. Children aged 2 and up will love meeting classic characters such as Percy, James, Gordon, and Toby down on The Fat Controller's railway. Thomas has been teaching children lessons about life and friendship for over 70 years. He ranks alongside other beloved character such as Paddington Bear, Winnie-the-Pooh and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage.