The Little Engine That Could: 60th Anniversary Edition

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The Little Engine That Could: 60th Anniversary Edition

by Watty Piper
Illustrator Doris Hauman, George Hauman

Penguin Young Readers Group | August 30, 1990 | Hardcover

The Little Engine That Could: 60th Anniversary Edition is rated 4 out of 5 by 2.
The special anniversary edition of The Little Engine That Could™ contains the entire text and original artwork. A laminated jacket, gold-stamped cloth binding, and colored endpapers complete the deluxe package. Young readers, as well as parents and grandparents, will treasure the story of the blue locomotive who exemplifies the power of positive thinking.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 48 pages, 8.8 × 9.7 × 0.4 in

Published: August 30, 1990

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0448400413

ISBN - 13: 9780448400419

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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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: 60th Anniversary Edition

The Little Engine That Could: 60th Anniversary Edition

by Watty Piper
Illustrator Doris Hauman, George Hauman

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 48 pages, 8.8 × 9.7 × 0.4 in

Published: August 30, 1990

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0448400413

ISBN - 13: 9780448400419

From the Publisher

The special anniversary edition of The Little Engine That Could™ contains the entire text and original artwork. A laminated jacket, gold-stamped cloth binding, and colored endpapers complete the deluxe package. Young readers, as well as parents and grandparents, will treasure the story of the blue locomotive who exemplifies the power of positive thinking.

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

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5