Percy's Chocolate Crunch And Other Thomas The Tank Engine Stories (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Random House Picturebacks)
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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Thomas fans will laugh when Percy has an accident at the chocolate factory; meet a new engine named Salty, who has a secret; and go through a tough day with Harold the Helicopter.
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends Based on The Railway Series by The Rev W Awdry Copyright © 2003 Gullane (Thomas) LLC. Photographs © 2003 Gullane (Thomas) Limited. HIT and the HIT Entertainment logo are trademarks of HIT Entertainment Limited. All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. Published in the United States by Random House Children’s Books, a division of Random House, Inc., New York, and simultaneously in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited,
mateys! Salty, pride of the seven seas. I’m a new diesel, and I’m here to give you some help.” Bill and Ben didn’t think they needed any help. Especially from a diesel. “Welcome to Center Island Quarry,” Mavis said proudly. Salty looked all around. Everywhere he looked he saw nothing but rocks. “A quarry?” he cried. “There must be some mistake. I’m a dockyard diesel.” “You’re a quarry diesel now,” Mavis said. And she explained that they had to complete an important job for Sir
tiller spins and the captain yawns. Yo ho ho and a bucket of prawns. The tiller spins—” sang Salty. “—And the captain yawns,” sang the trucks. Thanks to Salty, Sir Topham Hatt’s important job was almost done. Bill and Ben were surprised … and a little jealous. “Here comes Mister Show-off,” groused Ben. “You have to admit he’s got a knack with those trucks,” said Mavis. “Driver says he’ll bore the bolts off us with his stories,” huffed Bill. But Salty didn’t say a word. He
them under the coal chute, they sang out. “On! On! On!” they cried. Percy found himself under the chute. And coal dust flew everywhere! “Oh, no!” coughed Percy. “I’m filthy!” Percy felt awful but he knew he had to carry on. On the way to Callan Station, the Troublesome Trucks teased Percy even more. “Clickety clack. Don’t look back. Dirty Percy’s on our track!” “Be quiet!” Percy snapped. When Percy arrived at Callan Station, he was very upset. “From now on, I am only doing
the engines on the Island of Sodor love their work. But sometimes there is too much work. That’s when Sir Topham Hatt brings new engines to the island. Salty the Dockyard Diesel is one of these engines. He loves to tell tales of the sea. “… We heaved until the old freighter finally caught the tide. Arrgh, it’s good to be useful!” Salty is excited about coming to the Island of Sodor. Islands are surrounded by the sea. Salty loves the sea. Soon Salty arrived at his new job. “Ahoy,