Thomas and the Jet Engine is a "Step Into Reading" book.
Sir Topham Hatt told Thomas to collect a jet engine from Brendam Docks. Cranky was careless unloading it and his hook knocked the switch and started the jet engine. Thomas raced past a very surprised James, Henry, Percy, and Trevor. Gordon saw this and remained quiet for some time after.
- Sir Topham Hatt
- This book is based on the sixth season episode of the same name, with the addition of Trevor who didn't appear in the actual episode.
- The flatcar used in this book is called a "flatrol".