The Little Engine That Could

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The Little Engine That Could

by Watty Piper
Illustrator Doris Hauman, George And Doris Hauman

Penguin Young Readers Group | January 8, 2015 | Board Book

The Little Engine That Could is rated 4 out of 5 by 2.
I think I can, I think I can! 

This classic story is now in a lap-book format. The story has been slightly abridged and features the famous illustrations from the original Hauman edition. Toddlers can cheer on the little blue engine and that "can-do" attitude that keeps her chugging along.

Format: Board Book

Dimensions: 26 pages, 9.25 × 10.5 × 0.71 in

Published: January 8, 2015

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0448487314

ISBN - 13: 9780448487311

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Power of Positive Thinking We read this book to our children, more than 30 years ago. It helps to create positive thinkers, and, the magic of believing that one can! To this day, we still talk about this book. My grandchildren treasure it.
Date published: 2013-12-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Too much of the original story is missing This story is a classic, but the editors of this board book chopped out way too much of it. The story doesn't flow very well. I remember reading this story as a child and loving how the words mimicked the sound of a train chugging along a track. This feeling is lost in the board book version, sadly. I wish I had known the board book was different and would have bought a paper version telling the whole story. The images are still great, and my little guy enjoys the book.... not as much as his paper version of Down by the Station by Will Hillenbrand though!
Date published: 2009-08-21

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The Little Engine That Could

by Watty Piper
Illustrator Doris Hauman, George And Doris Hauman

Format: Board Book

Dimensions: 26 pages, 9.25 × 10.5 × 0.71 in

Published: January 8, 2015

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0448487314

ISBN - 13: 9780448487311

From the Publisher

I think I can, I think I can! 

This classic story is now in a lap-book format. The story has been slightly abridged and features the famous illustrations from the original Hauman edition. Toddlers can cheer on the little blue engine and that "can-do" attitude that keeps her chugging along.

About the Author

Watty Piper is the pseudonym of Arnold Munk, author behind the classic retelling of The Little Engine That Could and cofounder of Platt & Munk Publishers (now part of Grosset & Dunlap.)  Munk’s retelling of the beloved children’s tale has sold millions of copies since its 1930 publication and inspired generations to believe they can. 

Editorial Reviews

Praise The Little Engine That Could illustrated by Loren Long 
 
* “Long . . . adds a lushness to the spreads and injects even more personality into the characters. Both faithful fans and newcomers will enjoy this triumphant ride and eagerly climb aboard for repeat excursions.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

* “Long has enriched this new edition with bountiful illustrations that take their palette and inspiration from the original, but are greatly enhanced by imagination and inventiveness.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review