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The Little Engine That Could
Watty Piper

by Pauline Milner
(Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada)

Classic books like 'The Little Engine That Could' are timeless and continue to be enjoyed by all children.

I have always enjoyed the premise behind this book. It simply taught children that they can succeed, they just have to keep trying. This is a good lesson to learn early in life.

Our Son had the version by Watty Piper. We read it on regular occasions. He always loved it when I read to him because I gave voices to all the different characters.

When you make reading interesting by animating the books you read to your children they will think of reading as a hobby and not a chore.

Also, when a book like 'The Little Engine That Could' teaches a lesson, your child learns while reading.

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Watty Piper

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I Think I Can . . . .
by: Annie Desantis


I remember this one from when I was a little girl! I used to read it to my little brother. So it has been around for a while!

I certainly does carry a powerful message for children affirming and celebrating, keep on trying, and then achievement.

A real classic!

Thanks Pauline :)

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