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Trucks & Planes & Boats, Oh My!

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Have some fun with these picture books on things that go!


A train goes clickety-clack Cover
Jonathan London
Denis (Denis M.) Roche
Easy-to-read, rhyming text describes the sounds of, and uses for, different kinds of trains
E Lon
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Axle Annie Cover
Robin Pulver
Tedd Arnold
The schools in Burskyville never close for snow because Axle Annie is always able to make it up the steepest hill in town, until Shifty Rhodes and Hale Snow set out to stop her
E Pul
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Chugga-chugga choo-choo Cover
Kevin Lewis
Daniel Kirk
A rhyming story about a toy freight train's day, from loading freight in the morning to retiring to the roundhouse after the day's work is done
E Lew
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Come fly with me Cover
Satomi Ichikawa
Woggy and Cosmos, a toy dog and a toy airplane, go on an adventure in Paris
E Ich
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Don't let the pigeon drive the bus Cover
Mo Willems
E Wil
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Duck on a bike Cover
David Shannon
A duck decides to ride a bike and soon influences all the other animals on the farm to ride bikes too
E Sha
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Fireboat : the heroic adventures of the John J. Harvey Cover
Maira Kalman
A fireboat, launched in 1931, is retired after many years of fighting fires along the Hudson River, but is saved from being scrapped and then called into service again on September 11, 2001
E Kal
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Goodnight, goodnight, construction site Cover
Sherri Duskey Rinker
Tom Lichtenheld
At sunset, when their work is done for the day, a crane truck, a cement mixer, and other pieces of construction equipment make their way to their resting places and go to sleep
E Rin
Book
Jul 3, 2012
I stink! Cover
Kate McMullan
Jim McMullan
A big city garbage truck makes its rounds, consuming everything from apple cores and banana peels to leftover ziti with zucchini
E McM
Book
Jul 2, 2012
I'm a truck driver Cover
Jonathan London
David Parkins
Simple rhyming text introduces sounds and activities of a wide variety of trucks
E Lon
Book
Jul 3, 2012
I'm dirty! Cover
Kate McMullan
Jim McMullan
A busy backhoe loader describes all the items it hauls off a lot and all the fun it has getting dirty while doing so
E McM
Book
Jul 3, 2012
I'm fast! Cover
Kate McMullan
Jim McMullan
A freight train and a car race each other on the way to Chicago
E McM
Book
Jul 3, 2012
I'm your bus Cover
Marilyn Singer
Evan Polenghi
In rhyming text, a school bus describes its busy day transporting children to and from school
E Sin
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Job site Cover
Nathan Clement
The boss of a construction site gives instructions to his workers, and they carry them out with a bulldozer, an excavator, a loader, a dump truck, a compactor, a mixer, and a crane, until the job is done
E Cle
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Little boat Cover
Thomas Docherty
One brave little boat is on a journey to discover the seven seas. Setting off into the big, wide world, Little Boat runs into treacherous waters, turbulent tides, and seafaring friends. After all his nautical adventures, our hero finds out that he's no longer such a little boat
E Doc
Book
Jul 3, 2012
My first airplane ride Cover
Patricia Hubbell
Nancy Speir
Follows a young traveler through a first airplane ride, from takeoff to touchdown
E Hub
Book
Jul 3, 2012
My little train Cover
Satomi Ichikawa
A little train goes for a ride, taking all the stuffed animals where they want to go
E Ich
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Red truck, yellow bus : a book of colors Cover
Uses vehicles as examples of many different colors
E Red
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Revenge of the Dinotrux Cover
Chris Gall
Stuck in a museum where they are poked, prodded, studied, and shaken by visitors, the Dinotrux, unearthed prehistoric ancestors of today's trucks, take revenge when Tyrannosaurus Trux discovers chewing gum all over his claws.
E Gal
Book
Oct 16, 2012
Row, row, row your boat Cover
Iza Trapani
Follows a family of bears on a fun-filled outing as their gentle boat ride down the stream turns into a fast-paced adventure
E Tra
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Sheep in a jeep Cover
Nancy (Nancy E.) Shaw
Margot Apple
Records the misadventures of a group of sheep that go riding in a jeep
E Sha
Book
Jul 3, 2012
The boat alphabet book Cover
Jerry Pallotta
David Biedrzycki
An alphabet book presenting unusual facts about a variety of boats from aircraft carriers to zodiacs
E Pal
Book
Jul 3, 2012
The grumpy dump truck Cover
Brie Spangler
Bertrand the dump truck is always grumpy and mean, but a chance encounter with a porcupine reveals that his bad mood has a cause
E Spa
Book
Jul 3, 2012
The little airplane Cover
Lois Lenski
Pilot Small flies his airplane over the countryside, does a loopy-loop, makes an emergency landing, and finally returns safely to the hangar
E Len
Book
Jul 3, 2012
The Pigeon loves things that go! : a smidgeon of pigeon Cover
Mo Willems
Pigeon knows that buses, train, and airplanes "go" but a hot dog?
E Wil
Book
Jul 3, 2012
The seals on the bus Cover
Lenny Hort
G. Brian Karas
Different animals--including seals, tigers, geese, rabbits, monkeys, and more--make their own sounds as they ride all around the town on a bus
E Hor
Book
Jul 3, 2012
The trucker Cover
Barbara Samuels
A boy who loves trucks is disappointed when he receives a cat named Lola instead of a toy fire truck, but Lola proves to be a "trucker" after all
E Sam
Book
Jul 3, 2012
The wheels on the bus Cover
Jane Cabrera
In this version of the classic song, animal passengers roar, flap, and chatter while riding a bus
E Cab
Book
Jul 3, 2012
The wheels on the race car Cover
Alex Zane
James Warhola
Animal race car drivers roar around the track. Text based on the popular song, The Wheels on the Bus
E Zan
Book
Jul 3, 2012
The wheels on the truck go 'round and 'round Cover
In this version of the classic song, the horn on the bus goes toot, the shovel on the digger goes up and down, and the engines on the plane go vroom
E Whe
Book
Jul 3, 2012
This boat Cover
Paul Collicutt
E Col
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Train man Cover
Andrea Griffing Zimmerman
David Clemesha
A young boy imagines what it would be like to drive a train and take his little brother along for the ride
E Zim
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Trains go Cover
Steve Light
Trains grumble, roar, and squeak their way through this book
E Lig
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Truck stuck Cover
Sallie Wolf
Andy Robert Davies
Illustrations and simple rhyming text tell the story of a big truck that gets stuck under a bridge.
E Wol
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Wake up engines Cover
Denise Dowling Mortensen
Melissa Iwai
Rhyming verses describe the sights and sounds of morning traffic as cars, trucks, and airplanes rev up their engines and go!
E Mor
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Who is driving? Cover
Leo Timmers
Easy-to-read text invites the reader to guess which animal is driving each of seven vehicles based on how they are dressed, then reveals their destinations and the vehicles' sounds
E Tim
Book
Jul 3, 2012
Syndicate content
Jonathan London
Denis (Denis M.) Roche
E Lon
Chris Gall
E Gal
Robin Pulver
Tedd Arnold
E Pul
Iza Trapani
E Tra
Kevin Lewis
Daniel Kirk
E Lew
Nancy (Nancy E.) Shaw
Margot Apple
E Sha
Satomi Ichikawa
E Ich
Jerry Pallotta
David Biedrzycki
E Pal
Mo Willems
E Wil
Brie Spangler
E Spa
David Shannon
E Sha
Lois Lenski
E Len
Maira Kalman
E Kal
Mo Willems
E Wil
Sherri Duskey Rinker
Tom Lichtenheld
E Rin
Lenny Hort
G. Brian Karas
E Hor
Kate McMullan
Jim McMullan
E McM
Barbara Samuels
E Sam
Jonathan London
David Parkins
E Lon
Jane Cabrera
E Cab
Kate McMullan
Jim McMullan
E McM
Alex Zane
James Warhola
E Zan
Kate McMullan
Jim McMullan
E McM
E Whe
Marilyn Singer
Evan Polenghi
E Sin
Paul Collicutt
E Col
Nathan Clement
E Cle
Andrea Griffing Zimmerman
David Clemesha
E Zim
Thomas Docherty
E Doc
Steve Light
E Lig
Patricia Hubbell
Nancy Speir
E Hub
Sallie Wolf
Andy Robert Davies
E Wol
Satomi Ichikawa
E Ich
Denise Dowling Mortensen
Melissa Iwai
E Mor
E Red
Leo Timmers
E Tim