這是很多小朋友都很熟的湯瑪士火車的故事，出版社將其收錄在Dr. Seuss 的 Beginner系列中。適合3歲以上兒童閱讀。
What does it take to bring the entire Island of Sodor Railway System to a halt? Just a crack in the track. Well, a crack in the track and some hail on the rail . . . And a toad in the road, and a fuss on the bus. In fact, one thing leads to another until just about everything that can go wrong does go wrong. Luckily, there?s a breakdown train with a couple of cranes that can fix a big mess!