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Thomas & Friends Minis App Poster Image
age 4+
Fun AR builder for train fanatics; good fun for others.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Thomas & Friends: Journey Beyond Sodor Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Solid messages, but more scares, spookiness than usual.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Way Things Work Now Book Poster Image
age 11+
Captivating look at the things that power our world.
By David Macaulay
(2016)
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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Game Poster Image
age 11+
Amazing world simulation can teach players about history.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure Movie Poster Image
age 4+
More suspense, peril, and potential scares than usual.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Flare Kids - Safe Entertainment App Poster Image
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age 4+
Cool video viewer has tons of parent control.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Thomas & Friends Talk to You App Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful story listens and puts kids in the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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The Farmer and the Clown Book Poster Image
age 4+
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
By Marla Frazee
(2014)
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Thomas & Friends: Tale of the Brave Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Percy learns about bravery; scarier than past Thomas titles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Kindoma Storytime App Poster Image
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age 4+
Great app makes long-distance shared reading easy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Lipa Train App Poster Image
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age 4+
Little engineers direct train's path in addictive puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
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Locomotive Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Gorgeous story of train journey is exciting, fact-packed.
By Brian Floca
(2013)
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Steam Train, Dream Train Book Poster Image
age 4+
Jolly animals load a train in this dream of a bedtime book.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld
(2013)
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Mighty Machines TV Poster Image
age 4+
Live-action nuts-and-bolts series is big fun for kids.
Network: Online
(1998)
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Toca Train App Poster Image
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age 4+
Virtual train set for fun, discovery learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
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The Little Engine That Could Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Young train fans will enjoy this message-filled ride.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Lomax TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Musical dog's travels turn kids on to folk tunes.
Network: PBS Kids
(2008)
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Spider-Man 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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The Polar Express Book Poster Image
age 4+
One of the most beautiful Christmas books.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1985)
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The Big Book of Trains Book Poster Image
age 4+
Draws in railroad buffs and reluctant readers.
By Christine Heap
(1998)
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