Tom and Friends is a wonderful series of adventures of railroad vehicles. The old name of this fairy tale for children from which you can find coloring pages to print for children with us is: Steam Train Tom and his friends. We can find here all kinds of locomotives and steam engines that appeared in this production in all episodes. You will find images to print as well as coloring pages that we have the opportunity to paint online.
Tom & Friends Coloring Book
The story itself begins in the 60s - in England. There were very popular this kind of vehicles that rode on the railroad tracks. Steam engine Tom had a lot of his friends which he met on railroad stations as well as on the road. Some of the trains were freight while others were passenger trains. In our coloring pages you will find both steam and diesel locomotives. There will also be broad-gauge and narrow-gauge locomotives. Road vehicles, ships, cranes and other construction machines also appear in the episodes.
The characters in this fairy tale are Thomas, Gordon, Edward, Henry, James, Peter, Donald and Douglas, Tobik, Toby, Emily, and the Great Western Locomotives Duck and Oliver.
- Original Form: The "Tom and Friends" series was originally produced using puppet models before switching to computer animation in 2009.
- Tom: The character of Tom was created by Wilbert Awdry, who was suggested by his publisher to add a central character to his series of books.
- Record: "Tom and Friends" was recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the "Longest aired children's television program" in 2016.
- Original Stories: The first 12 seasons of the series were based on original stories from "The Railway Series" books.
- Museum: There is a museum dedicated to Tom and Friends in Japan, which contains various exhibits related to the series and the books.
- Multiple Narrators: Over the years, the series has had many narrators in various countries, including Ringo Starr, Alec Baldwin, and Pierce Brosnan.
- Changing the Format: Starting with the thirteenth season, the series changed its format from 4:3 to 16:9, and switched from model animation to computer animation.
- Miscellaneous Media: In addition to the TV series and books, "Tom and Friends" can be found in various media, such as movies, games, toys, and clothing.
- First Book: The first book "The Railway Series" was published in 1945.
- Tom in the World: "Tom and Friends" has been translated into more than 30 languages and is broadcast in more than 130 countries around the world.