A Better View for Gordon and other Thomas the Tank Engine Stories is a book illustrated using photographs from the television series. It comes with a CD or audio cassette.
- Sir Topham Hatt
- Henry (does not speak)
- Thomas (cameo)
- Annie and Clarabel (cameo)
- Caroline (cameo)
- This book was included on the DVD releases of Track Stars and Percy and the Bandstand as a read along bonus feature, narrated by Robin Smith, as well as New Series music mostly renditions of Emily's theme.
- An audio cassette was also included with narration by Alec Baldwin, the narration was later rereleased on CD.