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Praise for the original hardcover edition:
"Told in the age-old rhythmic style of folklore, this story of modern times is unusually successful."--Saturday Review
"Magnificent drawings . . . drawn with real understanding of childhood."--The New York Times
"[A] well-loved story."--Publishers Weekly
--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Thank you for carrying this book. I gave this book to a lady in our organization, who also looks after her Grandchildren. Read morePublished on Feb. 28 2003
again. That's right. For all of you, like me, who loved this book as a child, the story you can share with your children is now even more wonderful. Read morePublished on Sept. 18 2002
This is one of the books that I remember vividly from my early childhood.
It came with a 45rpm record that you could read along with, but I've never been able to find a CD or... Read more
This was one of my favorite stories as a child. Recently my group at work passed the lighthouse on a boat trip. I was still able to tell the story almost word for word. Read morePublished on Dec 8 2000
As a child in The Bronx, we visited the Little Red Lighthouse and this story paints a great picture of progress and the way it affects our lives. Read morePublished on March 24 1999
There is nothing better than sharing a piece of your childhood with your children. This book, with its sounds and style, has been my favorite since I was two, and now is a... Read morePublished on Aug. 20 1998
In my youth, I borrowed this book from the library so many times that my parents finally bought it for me. Read morePublished on Oct. 2 1997
This is one of the fondest books of my childhood -- along with _Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel_. Read morePublished on June 8 1997