WorldCat Identities

Awdry, W.

Overview
Works: 1,894 works in 3,626 publications in 10 languages and 60,414 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Film and video adaptations  Pictorial works  Film adaptations  Board books  Animated television programs  Sound effects books  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Speaker, Creator, Illustrator, Other, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7, [E]
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by W Awdry, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by W Awdry
Thomas the tank engine by W Awdry ( Book )
91 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here is the original collection of stories about Thomas in a friendly, new, larger size! First published in 1946, and continuously in print since then, these are the first four of Thomas' many adventures. He cheekily tries to upset Gordon, accidentally leaves his coaches behind, and has a lot of trouble with the Troublesome Trucks, but in the end he learns many lessons about being a Really Useful Engine
Happy birthday, Thomas! : based on the Railway series by W Awdry ( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas the tank engine thinks that all the other engines are too busy to help him celebrate his birthday, but he is in for a surprise
Thomas goes fishing by W Awdry ( Book )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Envious of the children who are fishing in the river near the railroad tracks, Thomas the tank engine finds a way to enjoy the same activity
Go, train, go! : a Thomas the Tank Engine story by W Awdry ( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Easy-to-read, lyrical text tells how cautious Thomas gives a ride to a judge who is in a big hurry to get to a train show
Thomas and the jet engine by W Awdry ( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the jet engine that Thomas the Tank Engine is transporting to the airport accidentally gets switched on, Thomas suddenly becomes the fastest engine on the island
The great race : based on The railway series by W Awdry ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas the tank engine and Bertie the bus agree to race to see who is faster
Stuck in the mud ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas meets a new friend who need lots of repairs
Thomas-saurus Rex by W Awdry ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stepney, a very old engine, is in charge of taking the museum cars to the Natural History Museum, but when he breaks down, Thomas doesn't want to get stuck carrying the old relics because he thinks the children will make fun of him. Original
A better view for Gordon and other Thomas the Tank Engine stories ( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains three Thomas the Tank Engine stories in which Gordon crashes through the wall of Sir Topham Hatt's new station; Toby gets washed downstream by a flood; and Oliver's brakevan goes out of control
Thomas & his friends help out ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This special collection of stories highlights friendship is stronger than fear
Thomas' Christmas delivery by W Awdry ( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a snowy Christmas Eve, Thomas hopes he can finish his important deliveries and still have time to hang up his stocking
Thomas' railway word book ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces words that are used in a railroad setting
Thomas & friends ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There is fun around every turn with a welcoming party, an exciting festival, a puppet show, and even a surprise snowstorm. But when friends encounter unexpected obstacles, they quickly discover that friendship means choosing cooperation over competition
Thomas & friends ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chug along with Thomas for a wonderfully wobbly and wheel-spinning good time! Your favorite friend has bridges to cross and tracks to uncover in these exciting adventures. When Victor gets overloaded with too many tasks, can Thomas help him let out the steam? While trying to get Scruff as clean as a whistle, will Thomas have to get his own wheels dirty? Just when things seem to be rolling along, will Ol' Wheezy make a wobbly mess of Thomas' special delivery?
James the red engine by W Awdry ( Book )
32 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grade level: 1, 2, k, p, e
Thomas and the shark by Richard Courtney ( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas comes to the rescue when a rail car transporting a shark to the Sodor aquarium comes loose
Henry the green engine by W Awdry ( Book )
28 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry the green engine and Percy get into a mess
Thomas and the breakdown train ; Thomas and the freight cars by W Awdry ( Book )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 books in 1; "Thomas and the breakdown train" & "Thomas and the freight cars"
Thomas and Gordon ; Thomas' train by W Awdry ( Book )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two books in one - Thomas' Train and Thomas and Gordon
Thomas the tank engine's big yellow treasury by Christopher Awdry ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This new collection features three complete stories for children who are just starting to read
 
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Audience level: 0.03 (from 0.00 for Thomas goe ... to 0.19 for The Island ...)
WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Awdry, Reverend W.
Awdry, W.
Awdry W. 1911-1997
Awdry, W. V.
Awdry, W. V. 1911-1997
Awdry, W. V. (Wilbert Vere)
Awdry, W. (Wilbert)
Awdry, Wilbert
Awdry, Wilbert 1911-1997
Awdry, Wilbert Vere
Awdry, Wilbert Vere 1911-1997
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Languages
English (206)
Japanese (59)
Dutch (6)
Spanish (4)
German (2)
French (2)
Scottish Gaelic (2)
Korean (2)
Welsh (1)
Greek, Modern (1)
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