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The Little Engine That Could

Deluxe Edition

Little Engine That Could

Watty Piper - Author

George and Doris Hauman - Illustrator

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ISBN 9780448452579 | 48 pages | 29 Oct 2009 | Grosset & Dunlap | 9.56 x 11.57in | 6 - 8 years
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The classic tale of persevering against the odds!

The Little Engine That Could comes to life all over again in this gorgeous oversized picture book with foil on the cover and the beautiful art from the 1950s. A train of toys desperately need an engine to take them over the mountain so that they can deliver toys and food to children. But none of the big, important engines will help them. Luckily, the Little Blue Engine comes along. She is small, but she has confidence that she can do it - and she does!

Grosset & Dunlap and Penguin Young Readers Group are proud sponsors of Starlight Children's Foundation. Grosset & Dunlap will make a donation from the sales of this edition of The Little Engine That Could to Starlight Children's Foundation, enabling the organization to continue to make a world of difference for seriously ill children and their families.

"Long pays respectful homage to George and Doris Hauman's compositions in his visual interpretation of the classic tale of determination and perseverance…. Yet the artist 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….[T]his will travel proudly next to the one that first thought it could." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review


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