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- “He's just Cranky on wheels!”
- ―James, Harvey to the Rescue
James and the Red Balloon and other Thomas the Tank Engine Stories is a book that was illustrated by using photographs from the television series.
- Annie and Clarabel
- Sir Topham Hatt
- The Railway Board
- Donald and Douglas (not seen)
- Stephen Hatt (cameo)
- Nancy (cameo)
- Cyril the Fogman (cameo)
- Farmer Trotter (cameo)
- Duck (mentioned)
- Stepney (mentioned)
- Postcards were included in this book when it was first released.
- Some releases came with an audio CD narrated by Alec Baldwin.
- On the front cover, James' eyes are wonky and his whistle is missing.