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The Little Engine That Could

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When Shiny New Engine, Big Strong Engine, and Rusty Old Engine refuse to pull the toys and good food over the mountain, it's left up to Little Blue Engine to save the day. And save it she does! The Little Engine That Could is a classic tale of determination and willpower overcoming perception. This story should be shared with all young children who have ever thought that they couldn't achieve something.
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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Everyone loves The Little Engine That Could, that classic tale of the determined little engine that, despite its size, triumphantly pulls a train full of toys to the waiting children on the other side of a mountain.

Review:

"Both faithful fans and newcomers will enjoy this triumphant ride and eagerly climb aboard for repeat excursions. " Publishers Weekly

Synopsis:

What do you get when you combine an all-time classic and a tiny format? The perfect gift for giving. Share the story of the little blue engine with your pint-sized reader.

Synopsis:

"A good example of pioneer feminist lore, with girl engine as 'hero'".--Publishers Weekly. The classic story of optimistic thinking that has delighted generations of children. Full-color illustrations.

About the Author

Watty Piper's classic The Little Engine That Could has delighted and encouraged children for more than seventy years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780448400716
Author:
Piper, Watty
Publisher:
Grosset & Dunlap
Illustrator:
Hauman, Doris
Illustrator:
Hauman, George
ill.:
Hauman, Doris
ill.:
Hauman, George
Author:
Hauman, Doris
Author:
Piper, Watty, Pseud
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Railroads
Subject:
Transportation
Subject:
Locomotives
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Little Engine That Could
Series Volume:
91-9
Publication Date:
19900831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
4.32x4.75x.36 in. .18 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 48 pages Grosset & Dunlap - English 9780448400716 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

When Shiny New Engine, Big Strong Engine, and Rusty Old Engine refuse to pull the toys and good food over the mountain, it's left up to Little Blue Engine to save the day. And save it she does! The Little Engine That Could is a classic tale of determination and willpower overcoming perception. This story should be shared with all young children who have ever thought that they couldn't achieve something.

"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Both faithful fans and newcomers will enjoy this triumphant ride and eagerly climb aboard for repeat excursions. " Publishers Weekly
"Synopsis" by ,
What do you get when you combine an all-time classic and a tiny format? The perfect gift for giving. Share the story of the little blue engine with your pint-sized reader.
"Synopsis" by , "A good example of pioneer feminist lore, with girl engine as 'hero'".--Publishers Weekly. The classic story of optimistic thinking that has delighted generations of children. Full-color illustrations.
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