The Little Engine That Could (Hardcover)

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ITEM#: 2606230

Watty Piper is the pseudonym of Arnold Munk, author behind the classic retelling ofThe 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.
What do you get when you combine an all-time classic and a tiny format. The perfect gift for giving. Share the story of the little blue engine with your pint-sized reader.


ISBN 9780448400716
Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Toys, Dolls, Puppets
Format Hardcover
Publisher Date 1990-09-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
Copyright Year 1930
Height 4.3 in
Wdth 4.75 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 0.15 lb
Language English
Series Name The Little Engine That Could
Audience Children/juvenile
Authors Piper, Watty

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  • The best motivational book ever written!I use it all the time in sales presentations. Great fun, and a lesson all American kids should learn at a very early age. If your mother did'nt read this to you, then you were a deprived child.

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  • the little engine that could.
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    Not the book I thought it was and was very small. Would not purchase it again.

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  • Little Engine
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    This hardcover book is quite small, but great to tuck in a bag to take with us. My kids love the story, just as much as I did.

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  • Book was smaller than I realized...
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    I didn't read the description carefully enough and thought this was a great price. The book was the miniature version. The story and illustrations are the same as the classic, but small for little hands to manipulate easily. Now I'll read the descriptions more carefully. I'd recommend the regular size version of this book, but not the miniature one.

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  • The little engine...
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    This is a time honored classic that young children will delight in...they'll identify with "little" like themselves and the mighty hurdles that the little engine conquers on his way to becoming a grown-up engine. Illustrations are delightful, very stimulating....the book itself is small for wee preschool hands! Make this a must for your children's collection.

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    I bought this book to add to a collection for my daughter who is about to graduate with her teaching certification. This is a MINIATURE sized book- nowhere in the description did it mention this when I ordered....and it would cost me more than what I paid for it to return it!! VERY DISAPPOINTED!! There is no way more than 1 person can view this book at a time.....and that's only if you have good eyesight! Book measures apprx 4.75'' (W) x 4.25'' (H).

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      The book is 4.3 inches high, 4.75 inches wide, and is 0.5 inches thick. It has 37 pages.

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