The Little Engine That Could (Board book)

By Watty Piper, George and Doris Hauman (Illustrator)

Grosset & Dunlap, 9780448487311, 26pp.

Publication Date: January 8, 2015

Other Editions of This Title:
Board book, Abridged (3/15/2012)
Board book, Abridged (5/19/2015)
Paperback, Abridged (12/27/2012)

List Price: 11.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


I think I can, I think I can! 

This classic story is now in a lap-book format. The story has been slightly abridged and features the famous illustrations from the original Hauman edition. Toddlers can cheer on the little blue engine and that "can-do" attitude that keeps her chugging along.

About the Author

Watty Piper is the pseudonym of Arnold Munk, author behind the classic retelling of The Little Engine That Could and cofounder of Platt & Munk Publishers (now part of Grosset & Dunlap.)  Munk’s retelling of the beloved children’s tale has sold millions of copies since its 1930 publication and inspired generations to believe they can. 

Praise For The Little Engine That Could

Praise 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