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Thomas & Friends: The Great Train Mystery

Illustrated by Nigel Chilvers

Sir Topham Hatt is missing five cargo crates that came in a recent shipment, and only Thomas, Percy, and the really useful engines can help him find them! Join your favorite friends as they search Sodor for the missing crates. Learn as you read with over fifty flaps to lift and early learning concepts like colors, opposites, counting, and more.

Maggie Fischer is originally from Oregon but moved to San Diego, California, after receiving her B.A. in English from Gonzaga University. The daughter of a children’s librarian, Maggie has books in her blood, and relishes the opportunity to write and edit books for kids. She spends her time forgetting to take advantage of the beach, pretending the neighbor’s cat is her own, and listening to true crime podcasts that keep her up at night. 

Nigel Chilvers was born and raised in Aintree, just outside Liverpool, UK. After completing an Art Foundation at Hugh Baird College, he went on to study Illustration at Wolverhampton University. He originally trained as a paper-based artist until switching over to digital work in 1997. Since then, he has worked for many years freelancing in licensing, working on many character-based books for Thomas the Tank Engine, Bob the Builder, Noddy, and much more. In his spare time, if he's not training for triathlons, he can be found climbing the fells of the Lake District or the North Welsh mountains.

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