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Personalised Original Thomas the Tank Engine Book

The lovable ‘Really Useful Engine’ can now become your Personalised Thomas the Tank Engine Original book. Our beautifully designed hardback recounts Thomas’ adventures, as he toots out of his station yard on the magical island of Sodor, to see the world!

  • The recipient’s Name featured on every page
  • Add a loving Message to the title page
  • Part of the iconic Railway Series by Rev Awdry
  • The Original Thomas the Train Book remastered
  • Preserved in a Thomas inspired, pastel gift case

This Original Thomas the Tank Engine Book can be personalised with the recipient’s Name, featured on every page of the story, and front cover of the book itself. In-between, you’ll find remastered pictures, first illustrated by Reginald Payne and C. Reginald Dalby.

In 1945, Rev. Awdry created the iconic Railway Series for his son Christopher Awdry. It wasn’t long before Thomas, the fussy, cheeky little engine, became everyone’s favourite character! This Original Thomas the Tank Engine Book is a collectable treasure to enchant young and older generations. With a loving, personal Message on the title page, the lucky recipient can reminisce this original, tooting tale.

Your Original Thomas the Train Book Personalised

Personalise this beautiful book with Any Name up to 12 characters and a loving Message on opening title page, of up to 80 characters over 2 lines.

The recipient's Name is beautifully featured at the top of every page of the story.

More Information

This Personalised Original Thomas the Train Book is produced under license of Signature Gifts. Penguin Books are the owner of all rights, copyrights and trademarks in the Thomas the Tank Engine character names and illustrations.

Delivery Details

Production Royal Mail 48 APC overnight 24hour
1-2 working days £4.50 £9.95

We operate Monday to Friday only, so weekends and holidays do not count in timescales quoted. Orders placed before 12pm begin production that day (day 1), while orders received after this time begin production the following day. Orders placed on a Friday afternoon or over a weekend will begin production on Monday (day 1).

UK Delivery Services

Royal MailRoyal Mail 48™ service takes between 1-3 working days from production

APC overnightAPC Overnight will be delivered the next working day requiring a signature from the receiver.

International Delivery

Delivery times from production:

Location Royal Mail Air mail UPS
Delivery Cost Delivery Cost
Europe 3-5 working days £9.50 1-3 working days £20.00
North America 5-7 working days £16.00 1-2 working days £40.00
Rest of World 5-7 working days £16.00 3-5 working days £40.00

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