|Thomas the Tank Engine: The Complete Collection|
|Illustrator|| C. Reginald Dalby|
John T. Kenney
Peter and Gunvor Edwards
|Publication date||October 10th, 1997|
|Published by|| Edmund Ward|
| Preceded by|
New Little Engine
| Followed by|
Thomas and Victoria
Thomas the Tank Engine: The New Collection
Books Based on TelevisionEdit
Twenty-three of the Railway Series books have been used on the television for the episodes. The books adapted for the television series included: The Three Railway Engines, Thomas the Tank Engine, James the Red Engine, Tank Engine Thomas Again, Troublesome Engines, Henry the Green Engine, Toby the Tram Engine, Gordon the Big Engine, Edward the Blue Engine, Four Little Engines, Percy the Small Engine, Eight Famous Engines, Duck and the Diesel Engine, The Little Old Engine, The Twin Engines, Branch Line Engines, Gallant Old Engine, Stepney the "Bluebell" Engine, Main Line Engines, Enterprising Engines, Oliver the Western Engine, Duke the Lost Engine and Tramway Engines.
Three books didn't make it to the television series for Wilbert Awdry and instead, another three from Christopher Awdry were used which included Really Useful Engines, Toby, Trucks and Trouble and More About Thomas the Tank Engine. The three books that weren't on television were Very Old Engines, Mountain Engines and Small Railway Engines.