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The Little Engine That Could

Watty Pseud Piper


  • Hardcover
    $14.39
PUBLISHED: 31st March 1978
ISBN: 9780448405209
ANNOTATION:
When the other engines refuse, the Little Blue Engine tries to pull a stranded train full of toys and good food over the mountain.
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  • Hardcover
    $14.39
PUBLISHED: 31st March 1978
ISBN: 9780448405209
ANNOTATION:
When the other engines refuse, the Little Blue Engine tries to pull a stranded train full of toys and good food over the mountain.

Annotation

When the other engines refuse, the Little Blue Engine tries to pull a stranded train full of toys and good food over the mountain.

Publisher Description

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.

Author Biography

Watty Piper's classic The Little Engine That Could has delighted and encouraged children for more than seventy years.

Review

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 PraiseTheLittle Engine That Couldillustrated 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" 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" 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

Prizes

Commended for Indies Choice Book Awards (Picture Bk Hall of Fame) 2009

Product Details

Pages
37
Publisher
Grosset & Dunlap
Language
English
ISBN-10
0448405202
ISBN-13
9780448405209
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
Illustrations
Yes
Year
1978
Publication Date
1978-03-31
Illustrator
Doris Hauman, George Hauman
Country of Publication
United States
Short Title
LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD
Narrator
Watty Piper
Author
Watty Pseud Piper
Audience Age
3-7