About the Book"Based on the book The Little Engine that could (the complete, original edition) by Watty Piper, illustrated by George & Doris Hauman"--Copyright page.
Book SynopsisCelebrate Easter with The Little Blue Engine in this original early reader, as she and her friends go on an Easter Egg hunt! Easter's here, and The Little Blue Engine is on the hunt for eggs! But the clown has written a series of riddles for her to follow, and she's not sure she'll be able to solve them all. Will she crack the code? She'll have to work together with her friends and, most importantly, believe in herself! With simple text, clever riddles, and adorable illustrations, this story is perfect for emerging readers and longtime fans of the beloved classic.
About the AuthorWatty Piper was a pen name of Arnold Munk, an owner of the publishing firm Platt & Munk. Arnold Munk was born in Hungary and, as a child, moved with his family to Chicago. He later moved to New York, where he died in 1957. Arnold Munk used the name Watty Piper as both an author of children's books and as the editor of many of the books that Platt & Munk published. Jill Howarth is a children's illustrator with a background in toys. With a degree in graphic design and a former art director for Hasbro, Jill has been freelancing with children's books, fabric design, and stationery for the past few years. Her clients include Chronicle, Running Press, Seal Press, Yoyo Books, Walter Foster, Pier One, Papyrus, Cottage Door Press, Scholastic, among others.