This item ships directly from the manufacturer. Rolling state stay-in-place orders may increase the delivery time of this item beyond what is listed. You will receive an email when your item has shipped. Your credit card will not be charged until the item has shipped, (your card issuer may show a pending charge). We thank you for your patience and are grateful for your patronage.This beautiful custom book is a reproduction of the original first appearance of Thomas the Tank engine within Rev. W. Awdry's classic railways series of stories. Your little one's name appears at the header of each page and also on the original style cover. Each book is presented in a beautiful cream gift box which is foil embossed with Thomas the Tank Engine himself. Specify child's name up to 12 characters. You may also add a message on the dedication page, 2 lines, 40 characters each. Allow 3 weeks for delivery. Item can only be shipped within the Continental US.