James is a very busy and very splendid red engine with many important things to do. He has no time to be bothered by small insignificant bees. But when a buzzing swarm find James’s warm boiler a cozy place to sit, James is driven completely buggy. What is an important engine to do?
Originally by The Reverend W Awdry, this classic story has been adapted to appeal to the reader who is starting to gain confidence in his reading skills.
About Shana Corey
Shana Corey I was born in Savannah, Georgia, and grew up mostly in Charlotte, North Carolina. After college I moved to New York and became a children’s book editor. I’ve always loved to read and as an editor, I’m surrounded… More about Shana Corey
About Rev. W. Awdry
In the early 1940s, a loving father crafted a small, blue, wooden engine for his son, Christopher. The stories that this father, THE REVEREND W. AWDRY, made up to accompany this wonderful toy were first published in 1945. He continued… More about Rev. W. Awdry
Published by Random House Books for Young Readers May 25, 2004| 32 Pages| 6 x 9| 4-6 years| ISBN 9780375828607