Thomas & Friends: Best of Gordon is a compilation of episodes from the Thomas the Tank Engine television series, based on the celebrated children's books by Rev. W. Awdry. The stories tell of the many exciting adventures shared by the cute, friendly, and sometimes mischievous trains of the Island of Sodor. Each episode in this collection stars Gordon, the island's oldest but toughest engine, rather than one of his many friends. The episodes contained are titled: "Gordon Takes a Dip," "Better View For Gordon," "Down the Mine," "Whistles and Sneezes," "Gordon and the Famous Visitor," "Wrong Road," "The Trouble with Mud," "Tender Engines," and "Gordon and the Gremlin." These episodes teach children the value of helping others and accepting help when they need it, and feature stop motion animation and narration by Alec Baldwin. Any parent looking for a fun, family-friendly way to entertain and educate their children will find something to like about Thomas & Friends: Best of Gordon.