You Can! (Hardcover)

Words of Wisdom from the Little Engine That Could

By Watty Piper, Charlie Hart, Jill Howarth (Illustrator)

Grosset & Dunlap, 9781524784683, 80pp.

Publication Date: March 27, 2018

List Price: 12.99*
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Description

The classic character that has inspired generations of children to believe in themselves will now inspire readers of every age in this book filled with encouraging words of wisdom.

Everybody needs a little downtime for maintenance.
There will always be obstacles you don't anticipate.
Wake up ready for an adventure.


The Little Engine That Could is one of the most popular and enduring children's stories of all time, and for more than eighty-five years, this classic character has encouraged readers to try their hardest to achieve their dreams. This story of determination and inspiration has now been reimagined in a charming, illustrated gift book that will speak to readers no matter what the age and no matter what the challenge. This is the perfect gift for graduation, and for everyone who may need to be reminded, "You Can!"


About the Author

Watty Piper was a pen name of Arnold Munk, an owner of the publishing firm Platt & Munk. Arnold Munk was born in Hungary and, as a child, moved with his family to Chicago. He later moved to New York, where he died in 1957. Arnold Munk used the name Watty Piper as both an author of children's books and as the editor of many of the books that Platt & Munk published.