The Little Engine That Could: An Abridged Edition (Abridged / Board book)

The Little Engine That Could: An Abridged Edition By Watty Piper, George and Doris Hauman (Illustrator) Cover Image

The Little Engine That Could: An Abridged Edition (Abridged / Board book)


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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!
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. 

Product Details ISBN: 9780448457147
ISBN-10: 0448457148
Abridged: Yes
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
Publication Date: March 15th, 2012
Pages: 28
Language: English
Series: The Little Engine That Could
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