The Close Shave (Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends Series)

The Close Shave (Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends Series)

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by Rev. W. Awdry, Richard Courtney
     
 

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THOMAS’ FRIEND DUCK likes to be Really Useful and Right on Time. One day, some Troublesome Trucks start pushing and they will not stop, and a station is just ahead! Duck works himself into a lather trying to brake in time, but ends up crashing into the station’s barber shop.See more details below

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THOMAS’ FRIEND DUCK likes to be Really Useful and Right on Time. One day, some Troublesome Trucks start pushing and they will not stop, and a station is just ahead! Duck works himself into a lather trying to brake in time, but ends up crashing into the station’s barber shop.

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Children's Literature - Amy Orr
Trains named Thomas and Duck run into danger with the Troublesome Trucks in this railway story. Thomas and Duck chug up the hill and zip down the hill. The troublesome trucks bump recklessly into Duck. Duck crashes into a barber shop. Fortunately, Duck is able to slow down enough to cause only minor damage to the barber shop. No one in the barber shop is hurt. Duck is a hero. The Troublesome Trucks are picked up by Harvey and taken off the railroad. Young readers will enjoy recognizing words such as happy, sad, no, and go. This is a great read-aloud book. I recommend this book to parents who are encouraging their children to read independently. I highly recommend this book to teachers who are working on units about transportation, rules or safety. It is also useful for teachers who are working on the short "u" sound, as it repeats the words duck, up and trucks throughout the text. Reviewer: Amy Orr

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375851803
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
05/27/2008
Series:
Thomas and Friends Step into Reading Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
344,361
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
3 - 6 Years

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