It's Funny Where Ben's Train Takes Him by Robert Burleigh

Ben draws a train that takes him to all sorts of wonderful places before returning him to his own bed.

Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo by Kevin Lewis

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.

I'm Taking a Trip on My Train by Shirley Neitzel

In cumulative verses using rebuses, a young boy describes his experiences as engineer on the train in his room.

Circus Train by Joseph Smith

After moving to a house in the country, Timothy wonders how he will make any friends, but his problem is solved when he finds an imaginative way to rescue a stranded circus train.

I Love Trains by Philemon Struges

A boy expresses his love of trains, describing many kinds of train cars and their special jobs.

Train Song by Harriet Ziefert

A young boy watches a freight train go by on its daily run.

Big Truck and Little Truck

Big Truck and Little Truck work together on Farley's Farm, until the day that Big Truck is towed away for repairs and Little Truck must haul produce to the city all by himself.

Trucks, Trucks, Trucks by Peter Sis

A little boy cleans up his room using a variety of trucks and gives a one word description of their work such as hauling, plowing, and loading. Features a gate-fold illustration that opens into a three-page spread.

Peter's Trucks by Sallie Wolf

A boy sees many different types of trucks and learns what each one carries.

My Fire Engine by Michael Rex

As he plays with his toy fire engine, a boy imagines himself fighting a real fire.

Get to Work Trucks by Don Carter

Shows a typical day for a group of working trucks: a loader, a dump truck, a digger, a bulldozer, a cement mixer, a tow truck, a crane, and a roller.

The Lot at the End of the Block by Kevin Lewis

A cumulative story about the construction of a building, beginning with an empty lot at the end of the block and ending with a new house and neighbors.

I Fly by Anne Rockwell

A child describes his airplane trip to visit his cousins.

I Love Planes by Philemon Sturges

A child celebrates his love of planes by naming his favorite kinds and their notable characteristics.

ABCDrive by Naomi Howland

A car trip provides the opportunity to see or experience things for every letter of the alphabet, from "ambulance" to "zoom."

In the Driver's Seat by Max Haynes

A driving lesson becomes a wild ride through countryside and city streets, with an unexpected conclusion.

My Car by Brian Barton

Sam describes in loving detail his car and how he drives it.

Brassy the Fire Engine Saves the City by Dennis Smith

Brassy the fire engine is the only truck small enough to reach an out of control fire, and he and his friend Captain Bill save the city.

At the Firehouse by Anne F. Rockwell

Jason, who loves fire engines, goes to the firehouse on Visitor's Day and learns all about being a firefighter.

Fire Truck by Peter Sis

Matt, who loves fire trucks, wakes up one morning to find that he has become a fire truck, with one driver, two ladders, three hoses, and ten boots.

Rescue Action by Craig Robert Carey

The awesome vehicles in this book are fast, precise, and fully loaded. They're built for emergency rescue.

High Speed by Craig Robert Carey

The awesome vehicles in this book are sleek, fast, and smooth. They're built for maximum speed. Because it takes high speed to get there now!

Hero Copter by Annie Auerbach

When a plane crashes or a boat gets caught in a storm, helicopters fly to the scene! Faster than a ground or water crew, they take off and land without a runway, so they can handle even complicated missions. It's teamwork at its best when the Hero Copter comes to the rescue!

Maisy Drives the Bus by Lucy Cousins

Maisy the mouse picks up an assortment of passengers as she drives her bus.

Next Stop by Sarah Ellis

Patty and her younger sister have exciting adventures, from deep under the ocean to Mars, in a magical bus.

The Adventures of Patty and the Big Red Bus

Patty and her younger sister have exciting adventures, from deep under the ocean to Mars, in a magical bus.

My Freight Train by Michael Rex

A little boy, living out his fantasy of driving his own freight train, describes the different cars, what each carries, how they are connected, and more.

Good Night Train by June Sobol

A child's bedtime ritual follows the imaginary journey of a goodnight train's trip to the dreamland station.

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Bebop Express by H. L. Panahi

A rollicking rhythmic express train takes passengers on a jazzy journey that celebrates the United States and its unique musical culture.

All Aboard the Dino Train by Deb Lund

When dinosaurs seek adventure by taking a train ride, they find the trip has some unexpected surprises along the way.

A Train Goes Clickety-Clack by Jonathan London

Easy-to-read, rhyming text describes the sounds of, and uses for, different kinds of trains.

A Truck Goes Rattley-Bumpa by Jonathan London

Describes trucks of all sizes, shapes, and colors doing a variety of tasks.

My Truck is Stuck by Kevin Lewis

When a dump truck "haulin' a great big load" gets stuck in the mud, progressively larger vehicles try to pull it out.

Chuck's Truck by Peggy Perry Anderson

When too many barnyard friends climb in to go to town, Chuck's truck breaks down, but Handyman Hugh knows just what to do.

Trucks Roll by George Ella Lyon

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal many different--and sometimes silly--items that trucks can haul.

Cars at Play by Rick Walton

Rhymed text and illustrations show all the things that cars do when they play.

This the Van That Dad Cleaned by Lisa Campbell Ernst

In the style of a classic cumulative rhyme, the children undo all of Dad's hard work cleaning the family car.

My Little Car by Gary Soto

Teresa loves to show off her shiny, new, pedal-powered lowrider car from Grandpa, but the toy soon looks old when she neglects it.

Cars: rushing! honkin! zooming! by Patricia Hubbell

Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate different kinds of cars and what they can do.