Thomas & Friends

Thomas & Friends Cover

Thomas & Friends

Secret of the Green Engine

By Richard Courtney (Illustrator); Wilbert Vere Awdry (Created by)

Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780307931504, 31pp.

Publication Date: July 24, 2012

Something strange is happening at the Blue Mountain Quarry, and Thomas the Tank Engine is digging for answers Little boys and girls ages 3-6 will thrill to this Step 2 reader adventure based on the newest "Thomas & Friends" direct-to-DVD movie, "Blue Mountain Mystery.

About the Author
Richard Courtney has over forty years' experience as actor, director, and teacher of drama in the UK and Canada, and has written widely on drama education. He is Professor Emeritus, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and cross-appointed to the Graduate School of Drama, University of Toronto.

In 1944, a country vicar, the Reverend W Awdry, wrote the stories he had been telling his two young sons about a group of engines with very recognizable personalities. In 1945, the first book featuring Thomas and the other Really Useful Engines was published, and in the 60 years since, the tales of these friendly engines have become beloved classics around the world.

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