Thomas the Tank Engine Manual by Chris Oxlade
  

Synopsis

Thomas the Tank Engine Manual by Chris Oxlade

Aimed at the 3-8 age group, this innovative book applies the Haynes treatment to one of the most popular children's characters. Inspired by the world-famous Haynes manuals, this book explains how Thomas works, how his driver operates him, and how the engineers of the Sodor railway keep him in tip-top condition. Some of Thomas' friends also feature, with Henry's overhaul, for example, offering the chance for young readers to see how a steam engine is taken apart and refitted. This brightly designed book will delight children and parents alike.

About the Author

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of information books for children, and he has written more than 150 titles for schools, libraries and the book trade. Much of his work has involved explaining technical subjects clearly for young readers.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

Chris Oxlade
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Publisher

J H Haynes & Co Ltd an imprint of Haynes Publishing Group

Publication date

24th September 2009

ISBN

9781844258352


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