The Little Engine That Could

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Penguin, Sep 27, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
The story of a train filled with toys and gifts for little boys and girls that breaks down before reaching the children. After asking several passing trains for help over the hill, a little blue train agrees to help the stranded toys. Even though she is small, the blue train tries her best to bring the toys to the children on the other side of the hill.
 

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User Review  - thornton37814 - LibraryThing

The classic story! It's a bit dated in some aspects, but the story itself is enduring. The little engine's positive thoughts help it conquer a big task. Read full review

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User Review  - jessica_haynes - LibraryThing

This book displays one of the greatest tales of motivation and the power of positive thinking. The classic little train carrying toys to all the good boys and girls confronted with a towering impossible mountains. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Loren Long has putt puff puttedy chuffed his way all over the bestseller lists with such titles as Otis, Otis and the TornadoOtis and the Puppy, An Otis Christmas, Drummer Boy, Toy Boat by Randall de Sève, and Mr. Peabody’s Apples by Madonna. He’s also had the opportunity to modernize the classic The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper and had the distinct honor of illustrating Of Thee I Sing by President Barack Obama.

A graduate of the American Academy of Art in Chicago, Loren lives in Ohio with his wife, Tracy, and their two sons.

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