The Little Engine That Could: The Complete, Original Edition

by Watty Piper
Illustrator Doris Hauman, George Hauman

January 11, 2002 | Paper over Board

The Little Engine That Could: The Complete, Original Edition is rated 5 out of 5 by 1.
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.

Format: Paper over Board

Dimensions: 48 pages, 8.26 × 7.3 × 0.33 in

Published: January 11, 2002

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0448405202

ISBN - 13: 9780448405209

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from This story never gets old Something to read and re-read now and then. The message is something adults can relate to though it is meant for young children. I got it for a three year old boy who loves trains.
Date published: 2014-07-22

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The Little Engine That Could: The Complete, Original Edition

by Watty Piper
Illustrator Doris Hauman, George Hauman

Format: Paper over Board

Dimensions: 48 pages, 8.26 × 7.3 × 0.33 in

Published: January 11, 2002

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0448405202

ISBN - 13: 9780448405209

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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.

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Everyone knows this classic children’s story with its positive message that you can do anything, if you just believe in yourself. Wally Piper’s charming adventure about the little shiny blue engine with an inferiority complex is as familiar as Winnie-the-Pooh and Goodnight Moon. The Little Engine That Could’s cautious little heroine in steel knows that she’s the only one left to bring all the toys on the train over the mountain in time to reach the children anxiously waiting on the other side. But can she do it? By repeating the mantra of “I think I can, I think I can,” the little engine completes her task and realizes a fundamental rule of positive thinking: you can talk yourself into feeling good as easily as you’ve talked yourself into feeling bad!

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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