The Little Engine That Could

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Penguin, Sep 27, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
"I think I can, I think I can, I think I can..." Discover the inspiring story of the Little Blue Engine as she makes her way over the mountain in this beloved classic!

The kindness and determination of the Little Blue Engine have inspired millions of children around the world since the story was first published in 1930. Cherished by readers for ninety years, The Little Engine That Could is a classic tale of the little engine that, despite her size, triumphantly pulls a train full of wonderful things to the children waiting on the other side of a mountain.
 

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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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Contents

Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
Section 6
Section 7
Section 8
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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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