48 pages, 12.25 × 10 × 0.63 in
September 27, 2005
Penguin Young Readers Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0399244670
ISBN - 13: 9780399244674
About the Book
Brilliant new illustrations bring this classic story exuberantly to life in this beautiful picture book for today's child. Full color.
From the Publisher
THE ALL-TIME CLASSIC, RE-ILLUSTRATED BY THE CREATOR OF OTIS!
Everyone loves The Little Engine That Could,
that classic tale of the determined little engine that, despite its size, triumphantly pulls a train full of toys to the waiting children on the other side of a mountain.
Now the great Loren Long (Otis; Of Thee I Sing) has brilliantly re-illustrated this classic story, bringing it exuberantly to life for today’s child. Get on board for the publishing event of the year.
About the Author
Loren Long has putt puff puttedy chuffed his way all over the bestseller lists with such titles as Otis, Otis and the Tornado, Otis and the Puppy, An Otis Christmas, Drummer Boy, Toy Boat by Randall de Sève, and Mr. Peabody’s Apples by Madonna. He’s also had the opportunity to modernize the classic The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper and had the distinct honor of illustrating Of Thee I Sing by President Barack Obama.
A graduate of the American Academy of Art in Chicago, Loren lives in Ohio with his wife, Tracy, and their two sons.
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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