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Review: Thomas and Friends Holiday Favorites DVD!

Review by Aimee

Do trains remind you of Christmas? Well enjoy the whole train/Christmas package with Thomas and Friends Holiday Favorites. I guess trains remind me of Christmas because they seem to be a big item at Christmas, not that I have ever purchased one, but perhaps this year for my boy. :)

Thomas Holiday Favorites includes 3 DVDs: "Merry Winter Wish," "Ultimate Christmas," and "Holiday Express." "Merry Winter Wish"  was cute as Thomas carries in a special package for Christmas; a beautiful Christmas star.  In "Ultimate Christmas" the trains meet holiday and winter friends along the way such as Jack Frost.  The engines also are so cute how they share the Christmas spirit so well with each other, while teaching your little ones to do the same.  In"Holiday Express" The engines have a snowy Thanksgiving, a giant snowman and more.  Each show is sure to brighten your holidays with your little ones.  Both of  my kids LOVE these. This is available now from Lionsgate and Hit entertainment.

I was provided the above DVDs for review purposes.  All opinions are my own.
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