|Product Name||Play-a-Sound: Thomas & Friends: Right on Time Rescues|
|Category||Book / Magazine / Publication|
|Short Description||Height:10.63 inches / Length:0.69 inches / Weight:1.45 pounds / Width:10.73 inches|
|Amazon.com||Buy on Amazon ~ 1412718724|
|Price New||33.61 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Price Used||2.59 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Width||10.9 inches (convert)|
|Height||0.7 inches (convert)|
|Length||10.8 inches (convert)|
|Weight||23.2 ounces (convert)|
|Author||Editors of Publications International, Ltd.|
|Long Description||Play-a-Sound: Thomas & Friends: Right on Time Rescues is an interactive storybook and tool set that enables children ages 18 months and older to help get Thomas and his railway friends back on track. The book comes with a wrench, hammer, and screwdriver for young mechanics to use as they participate in the story. |
The book s action incorporates readers, asking them to help Thomas make railway rescues. Readers:
Use the wrench to loosen an old coupling hook and connect a new one to keep Annie and Clarabel attached
Use the hammer to tap out a dent in Mavis s chassis
Turn the screwdriver to tighten Harold s wobbly-bobbly rotor screws
Play-a-Sound: Thomas & Friends: Right on Time Rescues has the following features that help engage pre-readers:
Buttons to press in order to hear Thomas s whistle and other Island of Sodor sounds
A screw, a bolt, and a pounding surface on which to use the toy screwdriver, wrench, and hammer all of which make appropriate working noises
Elastic straps that attach the tools to the book when they are not in use
Board pages that withstand rips and tears
Coated pages for easy clean-up in case of spills
The following popular characters are featured in this fun and educational book:
Harold the Helicopter
Play-a-Sound: Thomas & Friends: Right on Time Rescues is part of the popular Play-a-Sound series. This product conforms to the specifications for toy safety of ASTM F963-07.
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