A Little Rest for Murdoch is a German book, illustrated using photographs from the television series.
Murdoch is brought to the Island to haul heavy freight trains. Unfortunately, Murdoch is not happy with his new work which he finds too noisy and hectic. He even complains about how noisy the engines are. One day, when he gets stuck with a flock of sheep, he learns how important it is to have good friends.
- In the book it is mentioned that Murdoch is yellow.