The Little Engine That Could: The Complete, Original Edition

Hardcover | July 31, 2001

byWatty PiperIllustratorGeorge Hauman, Doris Hauman

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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 t...

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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.

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. 

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 7.31 × 8.31 × 0.31 inPublished:July 31, 2001

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