Thomas the Tank Engine Wikia

Thomas the Tank Engine's European Word Book, retitled as Thomas' Big Book of Words for American prints, is a vocabulary picture book in which the reader can learn about words and phrases related to things you see on railways.


After a sunny day at the shore, Ben and Polly search all over the train station for their lost beach toys. Will they find them before it is time for Thomas to take them home?



  • The original European version had the characters and objects labelled in three languages; English, French and German, while the American version only has the words labelled in English.


  • Harold is missing his name.
  • Gordon's dome is brass.
  • Edward is shown but is referred to as Thomas.
  • The American cover misspells "Thomas'" with an extra s.