Thomas the Tank Engine tries to outrun some pesky bees that are following the flowers he's hauling. This Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader is just right for train-loving boys and girls who are reading with help. And they'll love the press-out collectible cards that come with the story, too! It's perfect for springtime or anytime. Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories, for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.