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About Thomas The Train Sets

Originally invented by the Reverend W. Awdry as a means of escape for his son when he was bedridden with the measles, the Thomas the Train stories have introduced thousands of children to the fascinating world of talking locomotives. A Thomas the Train set is an ideal gift for children who loves immersing themselves in the world of trains. The components of each set include a combination of track pieces, trains, figurines, and buildings to recreate popular scenes from the Thomas stories. Thomas the Train wooden sets include interchangeable pieces so that the sets can be combined and intermingled to create new stories. The wood tracks are durable and sure to last for years. A Thomas the Train Take-n-Play set quickly folds up so that a child may easily take it to the park or to a friend's house. These toys vary greatly from small, basic sets to large, elaborate options. The vast inventory on eBay makes it a cinch to find the best set for your child's abilities and preferences. There is a play set available that includes trains and scenes from nearly all of the Thomas stories. When something comes alive for a child, this makes it even more magical for him or her. A Thomas the Train set is a wonderful toy to help a child put his or her spin on classic Thomas tales.