The Little Engine That Could

Author(s): Watty Piper

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Everyone loves The Little Engine That Could, that classic tale of the determined little engine that, despite its small stature, triumphantly pulls a train full of toys to the waiting children on the other side of a mountain. Originally re-illustrated by the great Loren Long (Otis; Toy Boat; Of Thee l Sing) in 2005, this vibrant edition of the classic story was heralded by critics and became a #1 New York Times bestseller. Now abridged and shrunk for the littlest of hands, The Little Engine that Could is ready for the youngest readers to hop on board! I think I can-l think I can-I think l can...


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The all-time classic, re-illustrated by the creator of Otis, now available as a board book!

As creator of the immensely popular Otis the Tractor series, Loren Long has "putt puff puttedy chuff"ed his way all over the bestseller lists with such titles as "Otis," " Otis and the Tornado," "Otis and the Puppy, An Otis Christmas, "and Otis and the Scarecrow. He is also the author/illustrator of "Drummer Boy," and has illustrated bestselling books by Randall de Seve (Toy Boat), Madonna" (Mr. Peabody's Apples)," President Barack Obama (Of Thee I Sing) and Watty Piper (The Little Engine that Could). A graduate of the American Academy of Art in Chicago, Loren lives in Ohio with his wife, Tracy, and their two sons.

General Fields

  • : 9780399173875
  • : Penguin Publishing Group
  • : Philomel Books,U.S.
  • : June 2015
  • : 185mm X 191mm X 15mm
  • : United States
  • : June 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : abridged edition
  • : Loren Long
  • : English
  • : 813.6
  • : Children's - Kindergarten, Age 5-6
  • : bl2015018754
  • : 32
  • : full colour illustrations
  • : Watty Piper