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Thomas in Charge: Sodors Steamworks Wilbert Awdry

Thomas in Charge: Sodors Steamworks

Wilbert Awdry

Published January 1st 2012
ISBN : 9780329933357
Hardcover
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 About the Book 

Wilbert Vere Awdry, OBE, was an English clergyman, railway enthusiast and childrens author, better known as the Reverend W. Awdry and creator of Thomas the Tank Engine, who starred in Awdrys 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 Railway Engines) was published in 1945, and by the time Awdry stopped writing in 1972, The Railway Series numbered 26 books. Christopher subsequently added further books to the series.