The Little Engine That Could
60th Anniversary Edition
By Watty Piper
(Grosset & Dunlap, Hardcover, 9780448400419, 48pp.)
Publication Date: August 30, 1990
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The special anniversary edition of The Little Engine That Could™ contains the entire text and original artwork. A laminated jacket, gold-stamped cloth binding, and colored endpapers complete the deluxe package. Young readers, as well as parents and grandparents, will treasure the story of the blue locomotive who exemplifies the power of positive thinking.
Was "I think I can" the grandmother of "lean in?" Some readers see the plucky locomotive as a parable about working women, but in some versions of the story the protagonist was male. More at NPR.org
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