Welcome to Children's Corner book reviews from 4MBS Classic Radio FM in Brisbane. Here you will find short annotations of the children's books reviewed by Kerry Neary in Children's Corner on 4MBS, together with the details you need to find them at your favourite bookstore. Any prices shown are the publisher's Australian recommended price and may vary depending on where you shop. You are welcome to use these reviews for newsletters and the like with appropriate acknowledgement.

Jul 20, 2014

Thomas the Tank Engine : Story collection

Rev. Wilbert Awdry with various original illustrators
Hardie Grant Egmont
ISBN: 9780603563089           RRP: $24.95

This is a collection of 56 original stories by the from the classic Railway series is arranged into sections according to the main engine character of the story. Hence there is a section on Thomas, and Percy, and Gordon and so on - start with your favourite. The illustrations are the original as well, by various illustrators, each of whom is acknowledged at the beginning of the story. All Thomas fans of any age and gender would be thrilled to receive this as a gift. The price is amazing too.