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EAN-139781412718721   EAN-13 barcode 9781412718721
Product NamePlay-a-Sound: Thomas & Friends: Right on Time Rescues
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHeight:10.63 inches / Length:0.69 inches / Weight:1.45 pounds / Width:10.73 inches
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 1412718724
SKU4540280
ModelFBA-|277455
Price New33.61 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used2.59 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width10.9 inches    (convert)
Height0.7 inches    (convert)
Length10.8 inches    (convert)
Weight23.2 ounces    (convert)
AuthorEditors of Publications International, Ltd.
Page Count14
BindingBoard book
Published08/07/2009
Long DescriptionPlay-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:
Thomas
Harvey
Mavis
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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