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The little engine that could /

by Piper, Watty; Hauman, George; Hauman, Doris.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Platt & Munk classic: Publisher: New York : Platt & Munk, [2012]Edition: Abridged ed.Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm.ISBN: 9780448457147; 0448457148.Subject(s): Railroad trains -- Juvenile fiction | Toys -- Juvenile fiction | Determination (Personality trait) -- Juvenile fiction | Railroad trains -- Fiction | Toys -- Fiction | Determination (Personality trait) -- Fiction | Board books | Board books | Board books | Fiction | Juvenile works | Board booksSummary: When the other engines refuse, the Little Blue Engine tries to pull a stranded train full of toys and good food over the mountain.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The classic story in a board book format <br> <br> 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!

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When the other engines refuse, the Little Blue Engine tries to pull a stranded train full of toys and good food over the mountain.

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Horn Book Review

The book is an example of the worst of publishing for this particular audience: taking material that works well in another form and diluting it for younger children. From HORN BOOK 1990, (c) Copyright 2010. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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