Trains and Buses

James Stevenson

Hubie and his family take the Broadway Blazer to the 1939 World's Fair, but Hubie gets off and has a series of adventures. JE Fic Ste

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Judy Hindley

A bus gets stuck in a hole in the road, holding up a long line of other vehicles and the repair of the road. JE Fic Hin

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Sharon Phillips Denslow

When their regular bus driver gets sick, Warren, Louise, and the other bus riders must endure a string of substitute drivers. JE Fic Den

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

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. Sweet and soothing. JE Fic Lew

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Jez Alborough

A duck gets his truck stuck in the muck in this book with rhyming text. JE Fic Alb

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Julie Andrews Edwards

After Charlie and his grandfather fix up a rusty old dump truck, they use Dumpy to help Trundle the tractor, Bee Bee the backhoe, and Stinky the garbage truck build a new barn. JE Fic Edw

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Donald Crews

Brief text and illustrations trace the journey of a colorful train as it goes through tunnels, by cities, and over trestles. JE Fic Cre

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Philemon Sturges

A child names many of his favorite trucks and each one's most notable characteristic. JE Fic Stu

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Lucy Cousins

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

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Donald Crews

Follows the progress of school buses as they take children to school and bring them home again. JE Fic Cre

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Susanna Gretz

As teddy bears are washed, dried, take the bus, and have tea they introduce the numbers one to ten. JE Fic Gre

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Suzanne Bloom

On her first day of school, Tess wonders what the school bus will look like. JE Fic Blo

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Bill Peet

Tired of being last on the smoky, noisy freight train, Katy Caboose wishes for some way to escape from the endless track. JE Fic Pee

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Carol Roth

An assortment of animals, including a goat in a coat, a quick chick, and a hairy bear, ride the bus to and from school. JE Fic Rot

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Maryann Kovalski

While a grandmother and grandchildren wait for the bus, they sing the title song with such gusto they miss their bus. JE Fic Kov

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Tony Mitton

A variety of working trucks are highlighted. J 629.224 Mi

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Eve Merriam

A toy train and its occupants make a journey that introduces the numbers one to ten. JE Fic Mer

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Andrea Zimmerman

Little by little, can by can, Mr. Gillie, the trash man, cleans up his town. JE Fic Zim

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Patricia Hubbell

A rhyming look at many different kinds of trucks, from eighteen-wheelers to ice cream trucks, as they go about their business. JE Fic Hub

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Hope Norman Coulter

When Uncle Chuck's truck gets stuck in the mud while he is taking food to the cows on his farm, the cows come to the rescue. JE Fic Sch

Suggested for ages 1 - 6

Amy Schwartz

A little boy goes with his parents on an express bus to visit twins, in a taxi to visit Grandma, and in a car to see the county fair, then walks next door with his mother for a play date. JE Fic Sch

Suggested for ages 1 - 6