“Thomas & Friends: The Birthday Express” DVD + Giveaway

By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
May 23, 2011

On May 17th, 2011, Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment released Thomas & Friends: The Birthday Express on DVD, Digital Download, and On Demand.  This is the ultimate birthday bash you won’t want to miss, as Thomas unwraps stunning CG Animation and birthday surprises!  Thomas & Friends: The Birthday Express on DVD is available to purchase in stores and online, retailing for $16.98.


There’s a party on the Island of Sodor, and you’re invited!  Join Thomas the Tank Engine and all his railway pals as they celebrate the joy and surprises of birthdays in Thomas & Friends: The Birthday Express, available on DVD, Digital Download and On Demand.  This fully-loaded DVD, that includes a wooden whistle set, features brilliant CG animation and is sure to become a collectible fan favorite.

Thomas & Friends continues to teach timeless life lessons such as discovery, friendship and cooperation, inviting children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story.

Thomas & Friends makes every birthday celebration special.  Little engineers can celebrate birthdays with Thomas & Friends with party goods supplies from American Greetings, the Birthday Surprise board game from Fisher-Price, Thomas-themed birthday cakes and birthday-themed books including Happy Birthday Thomas! from Random House, and more.


Unwrap your favorite episodes with this special Thomas & Friends collection.  Birthdays always come with surprises when your engine friends are part of the celebration.  Percy must safely deliver a beautifully wrapped present, while Thomas encounters a mystery as he takes Sir Topham Hatt to the party.  Full steam ahead for birthday fun!

Episodes Include:

– “Percy’s Parcel”
– “Double Trouble”
– “The Man in the Hills”
– “The Party Surprise”


– “Thomas Birthday Special Game”
– Roary the Racing Car Bonus Episode – “Roary Takes Off”


Type:  TV on DVD
Rating:  NR
Genre:  Children/Family/Ages 2-5
Closed Captioned:  English Closed Captioned
Format:  Full Screen
Feature Running Time:  46 minutes
DVD Audio Status:  English, Spanish and French 2.0 Dolby Digital
Website:  www.thomasandfriends.com
Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/thomasandfriends


If you like Thomas & Friends, you won’t want to miss Thomas & Friends: The Birthday Express.  The DVD is packed with 4 fun, birthday-themed episodes.  Our favorite episode was “The Party Surprise,” but they were all fun to watch.  The boys especially liked the wooden birthday whistle that was included with the DVD set.  A big thanks goes to Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.


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I received a copy of “Thomas & Friends: The Birthday Express” on DVD from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment to facilitate this review.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine.

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