Trouble for Thomas and Other Stories is a book illustrated using photographs from the television series.
- Photographs from Thomas and Gordon, Thomas and the Guard, Down the Mine, and Duck Takes Charge are used.
- Some releases came with a free cassette or CD with narration by Ringo Starr.
- The picture of Thomas and Edward in the shed is mirrored.
- In one picture, Thomas is wearing Percy's tired face.
- Clarabel is smiling when Thomas is stuck in the snow.
- Sir Topham Hatt's nickname "The Fat Controller" is used instead of his real name, despite the US titles used and this being a US book.