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Good Night, Little Engine

Written by Watty Piper and Janet Lawler & illustrated by Jill Howarth
Published by Grosset & Dunlap
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Jun 23, 2020
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The 90th anniversary celebrations continue with this charming original title featuring everyone’s favorite little train is the perfect book for bedtime.

The train yard’s still. There’s not a sound. The setting sun glows all around.

After a day of play, Little Engine settles in to sleep . . . but when she hears a noise outside, she goes on a midnight ride, finding a certain someone who needs her help. Say “Good night” to Little Engine in this beautiful, rhyming picture book perfect for little ones at bedtime.

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The Goodfather
Favorite pastime? Reading with my kids. Just finished Nana Cracks the Case!
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5.25 / 7.0

Very fun bedtime story with characters from the classic The Little Engine that Could. The story is simple and sweet, and both it and the illustrations tie in characters from the original story, providing a joyful reunion with old friends.

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Mom of 1. Wife to 1. #1.
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Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
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Who Wrote Good Night, Little Engine

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Watty Piper

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.

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Janet Lawler

I love writing fiction and nonfiction for children, including prose and poetry. Three of my 20+ books have appeared in the Scholastic Book Clubs, and two have been featured selections of the Children’s Book of the Month Club. Several have been translated into other languages. My recent picture books include Rain Forest Colors and Ocean Counting (named an Outstanding Science Trade Book for 2014 by the National Science Teachers’ Association), Love Is Real, Fright School, and Mirabel’s Missing Valentines. I also write and collaborate on holiday and seasonal pop-up books, including LEAVES and SHELLS. I love finding humor in everyday life, and I’m fascinated by the natural world. Visitors to my backyard include rabbits, hawks, bears, foxes, chipmunks, squirrels, turkeys, deer, and many birds.

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Who Illustrated Good Night, Little Engine

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Jill Howarth

Born in a tiny town in the hills of Pennsylvania, Jill Howarth always wanted to be an artist. She graduated from Penn State University with a degree in graphic design and entered the corporate design world. As a senior designer and then art director at Hasbro Toys, she occasionally embellished product packaging with fun little drawings. More requests for these illustrations came her way and before she knew it, she was doing more drawing and less layout design. After leaving corporate life to start a family, she began freelancing, pursuing her passion for hand lettering and illustrating for the children’s market with clients such as American Greetings, Hallmark, Klutz, Penguin, Pottery Barn Teen, Scholastic, and more. Presently, she lives just west of Boston.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780593094570
Publication Date:
June 23, 2020
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0593094573

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