Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Thomas Holiday Express review AND Thomas & Friends™: Splish Splash Splosh giveaway! - ended

***Andrea from House of Sprout is the winner of this DVD! I left you a comment on your blog. Please email me with your mailing address!*** 


Kiel is a huge Thomas fan. He asks for "choo choo" all the time and then hands me the remote. When he knows I am turning it on, or if it comes on when he isn't expecting it while watching Sprout, he yells "Yeah!" and jumps up and down. It's adorable and makes it awfully hard to say no when he asks.

Several weeks ago I was sent the Thomas & Friends Holiday Express DVD to review and I've been very remiss in not getting this review up sooner.


The DVD comes with a collectable Thomas holiday train, which I think was the best part! I barely had it out of the envelope it came in before Kiel was begging for the "choo choo."


It’s cold and snowy on the Island of Sodor and Thomas and his engine friends are busy clearing the tracks, making deliveries and helping each other out in the all-new Thomas & Friends:  Holiday Express arriving on DVD November 3, 2009 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.  Packaged with an exclusive, collectible Thomas holiday train only available with the DVD, little carolers will love watching their favorite Number 1 blue engine steaming down the tracks in these winter and holiday-themed stories.

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




All aboard for snowmen, Christmas trees and festive train rides!  When you ride the rails with your favorite friends you never know what to expect.  Enjoy exciting adventures filled with lucky trucks, Christmas puddings, surprise parties and much, much more!  Join Thomas, Henry, Emily, Percy and all your engine friends for a trainload of fun in these six Holiday Express episodes:
·         “Thomas and Percy’s Christmas Adventure”
·        “Snow Engine”
·        “Henry’s Lucky Day”
·        “Don’t Tell Thomas”
·        “Thomas, Emily and the Snow Plough”
·        “Thomas’ Frosty Friend”

DVD SPECIAL FEATURES
·        “Sodor Sounds” Game
·        “Cargo Challenge” Game


This DVD is heavily in the rotation at our house right now. If your child loves Thomas this is a must have as a Christmas or Hanukkah gift.
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I was just notified that there is a new Thomas & Friends DVD coming out in January and I've been offered the chance to give one away to one of my readers!


Soak Up Adventure With An All-New
Thomas & Friends™ DVD Featuring CG Animation
And Never Before Seen Content!

Thomas & Friends: Splish Splash Splosh
Available January 5, 2010 
From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment
 
Soak up adventure with Thomas and his engine friends as they travel around the Island of Sodor in the all-new Thomas & Friends: Splish Splash Splosh arriving on DVD January 5, 2010 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. Teaching timeless life lessons such as discovery, friendship and cooperation, the Thomas & riends animated series invites children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story.


The new host, Driver Perkins is new on the Island of Sodor, and can be seen ONLY on DVD.  Driver Perkins helps out Sir Topham Hatt, all of Sodor’s engines and the train engineers.  This friendly character also engages children with interactive dialogue and extra fun, like showing how to make a cake that looks just like Thomas and more!  


Even when it’s wet outside you can still have plenty of fun, especially when you share your adventures with Thomas & Friends! Grab your galoshes and join the team as they prepare for rainy day visits and sudsy spills, and then get unstuck from a snowy situation in this collection of stories from the Island of Sodor.

If you would like to win your own copy of this DVD just leave a comment here!


For extra entries tweet about this contest on Twitter with a link back to this post. Come back here and leave me a comment letting me know you did. You can tweet about this contest once daily for extra entries.


Make sure you include your email address in your comment so I can contact you if you win.

You have until Sunday December 20th at midnight to enter. I'll contact the winner on Monday to get your mailing address.

Don't forget to enter my other giveaway for the new Barney DVD.

16 comments:

Cheryl said...

Would love to win this dvd for my dear nephew.

Cheryl said...

I tweeted this giveaway

http://twitter.com/HeartnSoulmom/status/6757352949

Tracy DeLuca said...

My son would LOVE this! He is addicted to Thomas.

Stephanie said...

All things train-oriented are intriguing to my son! He would love this! smfriel2 AT gmail DOT com

Stephanie said...

Tweet: http://twitter.com/mammabearworld/status/6767344646
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The House of Sprout said...

Would love to win this!

Frugal Freebies and Deals said...

Thanks Kat :)

Julie said...

Another one for my nephew to enjoy :)

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Megryansmom said...

Another fav at our house!

LoveMy2Dogs said...

I would love to have this movie, I have 3 daycare kiddos that are Thomas crazy.

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LoveMy2Dogs said...

Tweeted

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Kelly said...

Very big Thomas fan living in this house! Thanks.

Kelly
kmoran118@hotmail.com

LoveMy2Dogs said...

Daily tweet

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Belinda M said...

I would love to win this dvd for my son. Please include me in your giveaway




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Belinda M said...

tweeted

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Anonymous said...

My son loves Thomas & Friends, he has loved it since he was 2 years old, he is 5 now and still loves it. He likes the new ones, he is big fan as he has a lot of Thomas toys and DVD's in his bedroom.

He would love to see this new DVD, he can't wait for the new ones.

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