The great race by Reverend W. Awdry

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Published by Random House in New York .

Written in English

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Thomas the tank engine and Bertie the bus agree to race to see who is faster.

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Statementbased on The Railway Series by the Rev. W. Awdry ; illustrated by Tom LaPadula and Eric Binder.
SeriesStep into reading. Step 1, Step into reading.
ContributionsLaPadula, Tom, ill., Binder, Eric, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.A9613 Gr 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3576902M
ISBN 100375802843, 0375902848
LC Control Number2002152415

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