Small Walt

Small Walt

$17.99
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Series: Around the Year in Picture Books, January Picture Books
Tag: January Picture Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Publication Year: 2017
ASIN: 1481448455
ISBN: 1481448455

“It’s a perfect book for revving up small helpers to pitch in with the shoveling.”—The Wall Street Journal “Charming and endearing.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “The grit of The Little Engine that Could, the nostalgic illustrations of Katy and the Big Snow, and a touch of modern...

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“It’s a perfect book for revving up small helpers to pitch in with the shoveling.”—The Wall Street Journal

“Charming and endearing.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“The grit of The Little Engine that Could, the nostalgic illustrations of Katy and the Big Snow, and a touch of modernity from an accomplished author and illustrator, combine to become Small Walt.” —School Library Journal

A tiny snowplow determined to prove his worth battles a blizzard in this supremely charming story in the tradition of Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and The Little Engine that Could.

My name is Walt,
I plow and I salt.
They say I’m small,
but I’ll show them all.


Small Walt and his driver, Gus, take on a blizzard! All the bigger snowplows doubt that Walt has what it takes to plow the roads in the storm, but Walt is determined to prove them wrong.

Brimming with onomatopoeia and Walt’s affirming chants, this sweet picture book shows that when it comes to strength, size doesn’t matter. Bestselling illustrator Marc Rosenthal’s wintry scenes make this book the perfect cozy read-aloud.

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