The Little Engine That Could: The Complete and Original Story

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Barbour Publishing Company, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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"I think I can, I think I can, I think I can!" For over seventy years, children have loved Watty Piper's classic story about the little blue railroad engine whose persistence saves the day. At last The Little Engine That Could is available again-now with colorful new illustrations. This edition includes every word of Piper's original story. Every spread is splashed with bright, bold pictures by award-winning artist Phil Smouse. The perfect self-esteem builder, The Little Engine That Could will be a favorite with children ages two to seven-and the nostalgic parents and teachers who love to read with them.

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About the author (1997)

Watty Piper's classic The Little Engine That Could has delighted and encouraged children for more than seventy years.

Phil Smouse has written and illustrated numerous books for children, including the best-selling Jesus Wants All of Me. Phil and his wife, Annette, have two children, and live in southwestern Pennsylvania. "Despite my best efforts to fabricate an impressive resume," he says, "other than the books, etc., I'm just 'Daddy.'

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