Little Toot is a tugboat who does not want to tug. Instead, he wants to make figure eights in the harbor and bother all the other tugboats. But when he ends up all alone on the open water as a storm is rolling in, it’s up to him to save a stuck ocean liner. This classic story is sure to delight a whole new generation of readers!
Hardie Gramatky was born in Dallas, TX, in 1907 but moved to California as a small boy after his father died of tuberculosis. He attended Stanford University (earning the tuition by working as a logger and a bank teller) and… More about Hardie Gramatky
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Published by Grosset & Dunlap Oct 23, 2000| 32 Pages| 8 x 8| 3-7 years| ISBN 9780448422978
“I am delighted to know that this classic piece of Americana, Little Toot, will be enjoyed by readers of all ages for many years to come.”–Eric Carle
“How delightful to revisit the seaworthy world of brave Little Toot–that little tugboat who proves his courage and earns his manhood riding atop Gramatky’s superb, water, wild waves. This book has a sweet innocence and joy that now seems thoroughly lost.”–Maurice Sendak