Trucks & Planes & Boats, Oh My!

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


Jonathan London, Denis (Denis M.) Roche
Description: Easy-to-read, rhyming text describes the sounds of, and uses for, different kinds of trains
Call Number: E Lon
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Robin Pulver, Tedd Arnold
Description: 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
Call Number: E Pul
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Kevin Lewis, Daniel Kirk
Description: 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
Call Number: E Lew
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Satomi Ichikawa
Description: Woggy and Cosmos, a toy dog and a toy airplane, go on an adventure in Paris
Call Number: E Ich
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Mo Willems
Description: No matter how hard he pleads and begs, the pigeon is not supposed to drive the bus while the driver is away, but pigeon tries every persuasive trick a young child knows to get you to say, "Yes."
Call Number: E Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: May 26, 2016
David Shannon
Description: A duck decides to ride a bike and soon influences all the other animals on the farm to ride bikes too
Call Number: E Sha
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Maira Kalman
Description: 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
Call Number: E Kal
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld
Description: 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.
Call Number: E Rin
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Kate McMullan, Jim McMullan
Description: A big city garbage truck makes its rounds, consuming everything from apple cores and banana peels to leftover ziti with zucchini.
Call Number: E McM
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 2, 2012
Jonathan London, David Parkins
Description: Simple rhyming text introduces sounds and activities of a wide variety of trucks.
Call Number: E Lon
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Kate McMullan, Jim McMullan
Description: A busy backhoe loader describes all the items it hauls off a lot and all the fun it has getting dirty while doing so.
Call Number: E McM
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Kate McMullan, Jim McMullan
Description: A freight train and a car race each other on the way to Chicago.
Call Number: E McM
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Marilyn Singer, Evan Polenghi
Description: In rhyming text, a school bus describes its busy day transporting children to and from school.
Call Number: E Sin
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Nathan Clement
Description: 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.
Call Number: E Cle
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Thomas Docherty
Description: 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.
Call Number: E Doc
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Patricia Hubbell, Nancy Speir
Description: Follows a young traveler through a first airplane ride, from takeoff to touchdown.
Call Number: E Hub
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Satomi Ichikawa
Description: A little train goes for a ride, taking all the stuffed animals where they want to go.
Call Number: E Ich
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Description: Uses vehicles as examples of many different colors.
Call Number: E Red
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Chris Gall
Description: 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.
Call Number: E Gal
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 16, 2012
Iza Trapani
Description: Follows a family of bears on a fun-filled outing as their gentle boat ride down the stream turns into a fast-paced adventure.
Call Number: E Tra
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Nancy Shaw, Margot Apple
Description: Records the misadventures of a group of sheep that go riding in a jeep.
Call Number: E Sha
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Jerry Pallotta, David Biedrzycki
Description: An alphabet book presenting unusual facts about a variety of boats from aircraft carriers to zodiacs.
Call Number: E Pal
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Brie Spangler
Description: Bertrand the dump truck is always grumpy and mean, but a chance encounter with a porcupine reveals that his bad mood has a cause.
Call Number: E Spa
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Lois Lenski
Description: Pilot Small flies his airplane over the countryside, does a loopy-loop, makes an emergency landing, and finally returns safely to the hangar.
Call Number: E Len
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Mo Willems
Description: Pigeon knows that buses, train, and airplanes "go" but a hot dog?
Call Number: E Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Lenny Hort, G. Brian Karas
Description: Different animals--including seals, tigers, geese, rabbits, monkeys, and more--make their own sounds as they ride all around the town on a bus
Call Number: E Hor
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 8, 2011
Barbara Samuels
Description: 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.
Call Number: E Sam
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Jane Cabrera
Description: In this version of the classic song, animal passengers roar, flap, and chatter while riding a bus.
Call Number: E Cab
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Alex Zane, James Warhola
Description: Animal race car drivers roar around the track. Text based on the popular song, The Wheels on the Bus.
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Description: 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.
Call Number: E Whe
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Paul Collicutt
Call Number: E Col
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Andrea Griffing Zimmerman, David Clemesha
Description: A young boy imagines what it would be like to drive a train and take his little brother along for the ride.
Call Number: E Zim
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Steve Light
Description: Trains grumble, roar, and squeak their way through this book.
Call Number: BB Lig
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Sallie Wolf, Andy Robert Davies
Description: Illustrations and simple rhyming text tell the story of a big truck that gets stuck under a bridge.
Call Number: E Wol
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
Denise Dowling Mortensen, Melissa Iwai
Description: Rhyming verses describe the sights and sounds of morning traffic as cars, trucks, and airplanes rev up their engines and go!
Call Number: E Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2012
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 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
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
BB 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