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The Little Engine That Could - Abridged Edition (Board Book) by Watty Piper

About this item


Dimensions (Overall): 6.9 Inches (H) x 7.5 Inches (W) x .7 Inches (D)

Weight: .9 Pounds

Suggested Age: 0-3 Years

Edition: Abridged

Number of Pages: 26

Format: Board Book

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Classics, Toys + Dolls + Puppets, Transportation / General

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap

Author: Watty Piper

Language: English

Street Date: May 17, 2012
TCIN: 14523490
UPC: 9780448457147
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-4035
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported


About the Book

The classic tale comes to life all over again in this gorgeous board book edition. The story has been been slightly abridged and features the famous illustrations from the original Hauman edition. Full color.

Book Synopsis

The classic story in a board book format

One of the true classics in children's books is now available in a sturdy board book edition perfect for little hands! The story has been slightly abridged and features the famous illustrations from the original Hauman edition. Now toddlers can cheer on the little blue engine and that can-do attitude that keeps her chugging along!

Review Quotes

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

About The Author

Watty Piper is the pseudonym of Arnold Munk, author behind the classic retelling of The Little Engine That Could and cofounder of Platt & Munk Publishers (now part of Grosset & Dunlap.) Munk's retelling of the beloved children's tale has sold millions of copies since its 1930 publication and inspired generations to believe they can.
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 7.5 inches length x 7 inches width x 0.55 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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Guest Ratings & Reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
100% would recommend
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