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The Little Engine That Could: 60th Anniversary Edition (original 1930; edition 1990)

by Watty Piper, George Hauman, Doris Hauman

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Title:The Little Engine That Could: 60th Anniversary Edition
Authors:Watty Piper
Other authors:George Hauman, Doris Hauman
Info:Grosset & Dunlap (1990), Edition: 60 Anv, Hardcover, 48 pages
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The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper (1930)

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The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper is a story of determination and persistency. The Little Engine never gave up and believed in himself against all odds. i would read this book to kindergarteners through second graders because I believe it appeals to them more. Students could learn a lot about how your mindset determines if you are successful or not. If you think you can, you are already halfway at your goal. ( )
  Nijania | Dec 4, 2014 |
This is a really great book all about believing in yourself to accomplish something that you're not sure you can do. A little engine made it up a big hill, and between the clearly written text and interesting illustrations the story is very well put together. The story makes the reader think about perseverance and how important it is to believe in oneself. ( )
  tburfe1 | Dec 2, 2014 |
This book is a wonderful text to teach your students to never give up. I would use this book to teach the main idea to strengthen comprehension.This book also, provides a problem and solution. The ending is marvelous! ( )
  Spinea1 | Nov 29, 2014 |
This book is all about being positive and knowing you can do something.
  athomasolivias | Nov 12, 2014 |
My son loves this book. I do too. It is easy to read and understand a very important life principal at a young age. ( )
  RoxanneSC | Oct 20, 2014 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Watty Piperprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hauman, DorisIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hauman, GeorgeIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Moseley, KeithIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Sanderson, RuthIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Walz, RichardIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Chug, chug, chug. Puff, puff, puff. Ding-dong, ding-dong, ding-dong. The little train rumbled over the tracks.
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The unknowing progenitor of a whole generation of self-help books, Wally Piper's The Little Engine That Could is one of the greatest tales of motivation and the power of positive thinking ever told. In this well-loved classic, a little train carrying oodles of toys to all of the good boys and girls is confronted with a towering, seemingly impassable mountain. As nicely as they ask, the toys cannot convince the Shiny New Engine or the Big Strong Engine--far too impressed with themselves--to say anything but "I can not. I can not." It is left up to the Little Blue Engine to overcome insurmountable odds and pull the train to the other side. The Little Engine That Could is an entertaining and inspirational favorite, and the Little Blue Engine's rallying mantra "I think I can--I think I can" will resonate for a lifetime in the head of every child who hears it. (Ages 4 to 8))

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

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Penguin Australia

2 editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.

Editions: 0448405202, 0399244670

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