The Little Engine That Could: An Abridged Edition

by Watty Piper
Illustrator George And Doris Hauman, Doris Hauman

Penguin Young Readers Group | March 15, 2012 | Board Book

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The classic story in a board book format

One of the true classics in children's books is now available in a sturdy board book edition perfect for little hands! The story has been slightly abridged and features the famous illustrations from the original Hauman edition. Now toddlers can cheer on the little blue engine and that "can-do" attitude that keeps her chugging along!

Format: Board Book

Dimensions: 28 pages, 7 × 7.56 × 0.73 in

Published: March 15, 2012

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0448457148

ISBN - 13: 9780448457147

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The Little Engine That Could: An Abridged Edition

The Little Engine That Could: An Abridged Edition

by Watty Piper
Illustrator George And Doris Hauman, Doris Hauman

Format: Board Book

Dimensions: 28 pages, 7 × 7.56 × 0.73 in

Published: March 15, 2012

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0448457148

ISBN - 13: 9780448457147

About the Book

The classic tale comes to life all over again in this gorgeous board book edition. The story has been been slightly abridged and features the famous illustrations from the original Hauman edition. Full color.

From the Publisher

The classic story in a board book format

One of the true classics in children's books is now available in a sturdy board book edition perfect for little hands! The story has been slightly abridged and features the famous illustrations from the original Hauman edition. Now 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