Tag Archives: Transportation

Beep! Beep! (Peekaboo)

Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK Preschool Product Description Babies love playing peekaboo from about six months onward-and once they latch on to this simple game, they can’t get enough of it! DK’s Peekaboo books make the most of this fun interactive activity with flaps that open to reveal appealing babies and toys. Babies will love […]

Funny Faces Rusty Robot

Author: Roger Priddy Publisher: Priddy Books Product Description Ideal for babies and toddlers Wacky characters and funny rhymes Touch and feel, light and sound

Maisy’s Train: A Maisy Shaped Board Book

Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description TOOT-TOOT! Maisy is taking her friends for a ride to the country — climbing up a hill and down a valley, chugging through a tunnel, and emerging into the bright sunshine. WHEEEEEE!

Fallen

Author: Lauren Kate Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description There’s something achingly familiar about Daniel Grigori. Mysterious and aloof, he captures Luce Price’s attention from the moment she sees him on her first day at the Sword & Cross boarding school in sultry Savannah, Georgia. He’s the one bright spot in a place […]

B Is for Bulldozer: A Construction ABC

Author: June Sobel Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description Get ready for a ride through the alphabet at a busy construction site. There’s a big yellow Bulldozer, a tall shiny Crane, a rusty red Dump truck–and the construction crew is hard at work. But what are they building?

Percy’s Chocolate Crunch: And Other Thomas the Tank Engine Stories (Thomas & Friends)

Author: Random House Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Straight from the latest Thomas video come three delightful new tales from the Island of Sodor. Thomas fans will laugh when Percy has an accident at the chocolate factory; meet a new engine named Salty, who has a secret; and go through a […]

Roadwork!

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Sally Sutton Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Every preschooler who is mad for machines will revel in this bright, boisterous picture book about the exciting process of building a road. “Load the dirt. Load the dirt. Scoop and swing and drop. Slam it down into the truck. Bump! Whump! Whop!” There are […]

Christmas Trucks (Tonka Power Reading)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Scholastic Inc. Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Product Description All about the trucks that work hard at the Christmas tree farm! Spot art throughout the text illustrates key words to help young readers.

The Little Engine That Could mini

Rating: (80 reviews) Author: Watty Piper Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Product Description “A good example of pioneer feminist lore, with girl engine as ‘hero’”.–Publishers Weekly. The classic story of optimistic thinking that has delighted generations of children. Full-color illustrations. Amazon.com Review The unknowing progenitor of a whole generation of self-help books, Wally Piper’s The Little […]

I Want to Be an Astronaut

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Byron Barton Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Blast-off!Up into the shy goes the space shuttle.Into orbit, the astronauts get a taste of ready-to-eat food, experience zero gravity, go for space walks, and even fix a satellite.It’s fun to fly aboard the shuttle…and then come back to earth.‘A young girl declares her longing […]

Curious George and the Dump Truck

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description Curious about the big truck next door, George takes a closer look. He wants to see how it works. Before long he finds that one little lever can mean great big trouble! But George quickly puts his monkey ingenuity to work and finds […]

Diggers & Dumpers (Things That Go Board Books)

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK Preschool Product Description Shaped Board Books. Stunning and sturdy, these Shaped Board Books are perfect for little and wide eyes.

Thomas and Friends: My Red Railway Book Box (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: W. Rev Awdry Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Requested again and again, here, at last, is the Thomas Bright and Early Board Book Box Set. All four of the enormously popular Thomas board books are here: Go, Train, Go!; Stop, Train, Stop!; A Crack in the Track!; […]

Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! (Bright & Early Books(R))

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com Oh, why won’t Marvin K. Mooney just please go now? In this 1972 classic for “beginning beginners,” Dr. Seuss devotes his rhymes to budging the reluctant young Marvin K.: “The time has come. The time is now. Just go. Go. GO! […]

Planes Board Book (Byron Board Books)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Children explore the many ways we use airplanes, from seaplanes to crop dusters to planes that write messages in the sky. This very simple picture book about transportation ‘will delight the youngest, and have enough meat for older preschoolers and beginning readers.’ — K.

Amazing Airplanes (Amazing Machines)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Tony Mitton, Ant Parker Publisher: Kingfisher Product Description Join our wacky animal crew for the flight of a lifetime! From the airport terminal to the flight deck, the zippy text and zappy art take children through how a plane flies, safety rules, in-flight entertainment and air traffic control. This action-packed picture […]

Thomas the Tank Engine’s Big Lift – And – Look Book

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: Publisher: Random House Amazon.com Let’s get one thing straight right off the bat. Children love books with flaps. They can’t get enough of them. And this book has many, many flaps–over 60, in fact. Something else: children are crazy about Thomas the tank engine. Translation? Very young readers will happily spend […]

Red Car

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Don Stanford Publisher: Buccaneer Books

The Wheels on the Bus

Rating: (70 reviews) Author: Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Amazon.com “The wheels on the bus go round and round…. All over town.” This traditional song, a favorite of children everywhere, is adapted and illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky, winner of the Caldecott Medal for his lush version of Rapunzel, and Caldecott honors for Rumpelstiltskin, Hansel and Gretel, […]

Journey Through Space (DK READERS)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Ryder Windham Publisher: DK CHILDREN Book Description Journey Through Space takes young readers on a journey through the Star Wars Galaxy.

Go, Dog. Go! (Beginner Books)

Rating: (82 reviews) Author: P.D. Eastman Publisher: Random House/Beginner Books Amazon.com Life lessons? Romance? Literary instruction? Go, Dog. Go! offers all this and more, wrapped up in one simply worded, warmly hued package. Using single-syllable words in rhythmic repetition, and introducing colors and prepositions, this Seuss-styled classic has been an early favorite of children since […]

Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Book Description Scoring high on the AP World History Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about World history—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking […]

I Stink!

Rating: (53 reviews) Author: Kate Mcmullan Publisher: HarperTrophy Amazon.com “I stink!” How can you not love such swagger and candor? And Kate and Jim McMullan’s big-eyed, loudmouthed garbage truck really must stink–by its own admission, and given all those smelly bags it’s been cramming into its huge back hopper. Most kids already love garbage trucks […]

Go, Dog. Go! (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (54 reviews) Author: P.D. Eastman Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Whether by foot, boat, car, or unicycle, P. D. Eastman’s lovable dogs demonstrate the many ways one can travel. The new text emphasizes the concept element of the original while maintaining its rhythm and charm.  

Wave Hello to Thomas! (Lift-and-Peek-a-Brd Books(TM))

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: W. Rev Awdry Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Illustrated in full color. All aboard!  Kids can tour with Thomas the Tank Engine as he travels through the countryside.  They’ll open the station door and wave to Sir Topham Hatt, swing open the barn door and visit the animals, lift […]

Titanic

Author: Martin Jenkins Publisher: Candlewick Book Description Unfold a spectacular 3-D model of the TITANIC — and read about her fateful rise and fall — in a gorgeous gift set including several novelty features. On April 14, 1912, the largest and finest ocean liner of the age struck an iceberg and sank to the icy […]

My Big Truck Book (Priddy Bicknell Big Ideas for Little People)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Roger Priddy Publisher: Priddy Books Book Description Ideal for babies and toddlers.Stunning large format brings images to life.Helps to build a child’s vocabulary.

Thomas the Tank Engine Story Collection (Railway Series)

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: W. Rev Awdry Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Sinve the first Thomas stories written by a father for his son over 60 years ago, Thomas the Tank Engine continues to delight children everywhere. This collection contains 14 of the best-loved titles of the Reverend W Awdry’s classic […]

Two Little Trains

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: HarperTrophy Amazon.com Two-time Caldecott Medalists Leo and Diane Dillon (Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears and Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions) have joined their ingenious artwork with the magic of Margaret Wise Brown’s words. Brown, beloved author of Goodnight Moon, wrote Two Little Trains more than 50 […]

You Know You Love Me: A Gossip Girl Novel

Rating: (85 reviews) Author: Cecily von Ziegesar Publisher: Poppy Book Description lder teens and adult readers can’t get enough of Gossip Girl, the anonymous narrator who made her catty debut in the bestselling Gossip Girl and titillated readers in the juicy sequel, You Know You Love Me. Now in All I Want Is Everything, readers […]

Richard Scarry’s A Day at the Airport (Pictureback(R))

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Richard Scarry Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Sally, Huckle, and Lowly are supposed to go sailing with Huckle and Sally’s father, but it starts to rain. Father says they will have to stay inside and play, but their friend Rudolf von Flugel saves the day when he […]

Trucks Board Book

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperFestival Book Description The tow trucks, cement trucks, and newspaper delivery trucks pictured here all help people and will fascinate small children. This very simple picture book about transportation ‘will delight the youngest, and have enough meat for older preschoolers and beginning readers.’ — K.

Cars and Trucks and Things That Go (Giant Little Golden Book)

Rating: (116 reviews) Author: Richard Scarry Publisher: Golden Books Product Description Description coming soon… Amazon.com Although this book was around when many of today’s parents were youngsters, it has remained a steadfast must-have in every toddler’s library. For starters, it’s a great vocabulary guide that names the many things that go (and some that haven’t […]

Pigeon Loves Things That Go!, The

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Publisher: Hyperion Book Description A Smidgeon of Pigeon by Mo Willems In Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, the pigeon dreamed of driving the bus. In this board book, readers will see him emoting at the thought of driving a plane, a train, a car, and more, all in his […]

Fisher Price Cars, Trucks, Planes, and Trains Lift the Flap (Fisher-Price Little People)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Nancy Rindone Publisher: Reader’s Digest Book Description Packed with flaps, Cars, Trains, Planes, and Trucks takes kids on a learning adventure through Discovery City. The Little People® make it fun to learn all about the vehicles found in a neighborhood, at the airport, at the train station, in the city, and […]

My Truck is Stuck!

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Kevin Lewis Publisher: Hyperion Book Description Rotten luck. Can’t go! My truck is stuck. Tug and tow. Two engines roar. But the truck won’t go. Not one inch more. Does anyone know how to make my stuck truck go? In this lyrical read-aloud, young truck drivers are introduced to the ins […]

I Am A Dump Truck

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Josephine Page Publisher: Cartwheel Books Book Description I am a dump truck. See me dump the dirt. The backhoe digs up the dirt, the bulldozer pushes the dirt, the front loader lifts the dirt, and the dump truck carries the dirt. Little truck drivers will love learning the names of their […]

My Big Train Book (Priddy Books Big Ideas for Little People)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Roger Priddy Publisher: Priddy Books Book Description Ideal for babies and toddlers.Stuffing large format brings images to life.Essential for all tiny train enthusiasts.

Hello Baby!

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Publisher: Dragonfly Books Book Description Now in paperback, a picture book, told from a child’s perspective, about what to expect when Mom’s expecting.

Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo

Rating: (81 reviews) Author: Kevin Lewis Publisher: Hyperion Amazon.com Kids love trains, and Kevin Lewis and illustrator Daniel Kirk’s Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo will do nothing but encourage the obsession. “Sun’s up! / Morning’s here. / Up and at ’em, / engineer,” cheerfully begins this rhyming picture book. As the simple large-lettered text chugs along, Daniel Kirk […]

Richard Scarry’s Cars and Trucks from A to Z (A Chunky Book(R))

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Richard Scarry Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Illustrated in full color. This car-and- truck-filled alphabet extravaganza that starts with an ambulance and ends with a zippercar, is shaped like Lowly Worm’s applemobile.