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Three Cheers for Thomas the Tank Engine is a book.


Thomas one day finds himself going slower and slower. What can be wrong? But he is delighted when The Fat Controller tells him that he needs new wheels. He can’t wait to puff around Sodor showing them off.



  • Originally due for release on 5 February 2015, the book was pushed back to 7 May 2015.
  • The map on the opening and closing pages of the book was illustrated by Dan Crisp.
  • There is a small biography on the Reverend W. Awdry at the end of the book.