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Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel (Sandpiper Books)
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel - Sandpiper Books
Author: Virginia Lee Burton
A modern classic that no child should miss. Since it was first published in 1939, Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel has delighted generations of children. Mike and his trusty steam shovel, Mary Anne, dig deep canals for boats to travel through, cut mountain passes for trains, and hollow out cellars for city skyscrapers -- the very symbol of ind...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780395259399
ISBN-10: 0395259398
Publication Date: 10/12/1977
Pages: 48
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
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  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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4.4 stars, based on 52 ratings
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel (Sandpiper Books) on + 24 more book reviews
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Often recommended for the younger set as required reading in schools or homeschools. Useful for study of letter M and letter S, units on transportation, construction, machines.
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Anne, can dig faster than 100 men! The story of how Mike proves this, and Mary Anne's fate in a world where the technology is surpassing her, is a beloved tale of children young and old. A classic.
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This is a classic loved by children and adults alike. This engaging tale tells of Mike and his wonderful steam shovel named Mary Anne. Mike and Mary Anne work hard, but will they be able to dig the cellar for the new town hall in just one day? A wonderful story with a sweet ending.
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Five in a Row (FIAR) volume 1 book. Very cute and educational.
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reviewed Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel (Sandpiper Books) on
This was one of my favorite books as a kids, and now it is my sons favorite book. This is just a great story.
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Written in 1939, great period pictures. (Illustrated by the author)
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this book is a wonderful classic that teaches about friendship, loyalty and love among other things! Every child should read this book.


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