The Little Engine That Could (Board Books)

By Watty Piper, Loren Long (Illustrator)

Philomel Books, 9780399173875, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 19, 2015

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Description

THE LITTLE ENGINE IS NOW AVAILABLE AS AN ABRIDGED EDITION FOR LITTLE HANDS--THE ALL-TIME CLASSIC, RE-ILLUSTRATED BY THE CREATOR OF OTIS

Everyone loves The Little Engine That Could, that classic tale of the determined little engine that, despite its size, triumphantly pulls a train full of toys to the waiting children on the other side of a mountain.

Now the #1 New York Times bestselling edition re-illustrated by Loren Long, the creator of the Otis series, is ready for the youngest readers to hop on board

I think I can--I think I can--I think I can. . . .

Praise for The Little Engine That Could illustrated by Loren Long

* "Long . . . adds a lushness to the spreads and injects even more personality into the characters. Both faithful fans and newcomers will enjoy this triumphant ride and eagerly climb aboard for repeat excursions." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "Long has enriched this new edition with bountiful illustrations that take their palette and inspiration from the original, but are greatly enhanced by imagination and inventiveness." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review.


About the Author

As creator of the immensely popular Otis the Tractor series, Loren Long has putt puff puttedy chuffed his way all over the bestseller lists with such titles as Otis, Otis and the Tornado, Otis and the Puppy, An Otis Christmas, and Otis and the Scarecrow. He is also the author/illustrator of Drummer Boy, and has illustrated bestselling books by Randall de Seve (Toy Boat), Madonna (Mr. Peabody's Apples), President Barack Obama (Of Thee I Sing) and Watty Piper (The Little Engine that Could). 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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