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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:

The story of a train filled with toys and gifts for little boys and girls that breaks down before reaching the children. After asking several passing trains for help over the hill, a little blue train agrees to help the stranded toys. Even though she is small, the blue train tries her best to bring the toys to the children on the other side of the hill.

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. When the other engines refuse, the Little Blue Engine tries to pull a stranded train full of toys and good food over the mountain. Full-color illustrations.

Synopsis:

The story of a train filled with toys and gifts for little boys and girls that breaks down before reaching the children. After asking several passing trains for help over the hill, a little blue train agrees to help the stranded toys. Even though she is small, the blue train tries her best to bring the toys to the children on the other side of the hill.

Synopsis:

When the other engines refuse, the Little Blue Engine tries to pull a stranded train full of toys and good food over the mountain.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780448405209
Subtitle:
The Complete, Original Edition
Retold:
Piper, Watty
Retold by:
Piper, Watty
Retold:
Piper, Watty
Author:
Piper, Watty, Pseud
Author:
Piper, Watty
ill.:
Hauman, George
Author:
Hauman, George
Publisher:
Grosset & Dunlap
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Social Situations - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Railroads
Subject:
Toys
Subject:
Transportation - Railroads & Trains
Subject:
Transportation - Trains
Subject:
Locomotives
Subject:
Trains
Subject:
Steam engines
Subject:
Social Issues - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Transportation
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Little Engine That Could
Series Volume:
v. 1
Publication Date:
19780301
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 1 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
7.32x8.25x.36 in. .52 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 48 pages Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers - English 9780448405209 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.

"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. When the other engines refuse, the Little Blue Engine tries to pull a stranded train full of toys and good food over the mountain. Full-color illustrations.

"Synopsis" by ,
The story of a train filled with toys and gifts for little boys and girls that breaks down before reaching the children. After asking several passing trains for help over the hill, a little blue train agrees to help the stranded toys. Even though she is small, the blue train tries her best to bring the toys to the children on the other side of the hill.
"Synopsis" by , When the other engines refuse, the Little Blue Engine tries to pull a stranded train full of toys and good food over the mountain.
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