Books Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel Story and Pictures by Virginia Lee Burton School And Library,  p., Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $16.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleMike Mulligan and His Steam ShovelSubtitleStory and PicturesAuthorVirginia Lee Burton Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary When Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Anne, lose their jobs to the gasoline, electric, and diesel motor shovels, they find a new opportunity in a very surprising place. Genres: Children's Books Fiction Also by Virginia Lee Burton Maybelle the Cable Car Katy and the Big Snow Life Story The Little House Song of Robin Hood Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel Review NPR Books Summer Poll 2020: Kids' Books Welcome To Story Hour: 100 Favorite Books For Young Readers August 31, 2020 This year we had kids and caregivers in mind when we chose the genre for our summer poll. So here are 100 favorite kids' books, picked by readers and expert judges, to while away the hours at home.