Booklists

Car & Truck Books

A Truck Goes Rattley-Bumpa

By: Jonathan London

ISBN: 9780805072334

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

Brownie & Pearl Go for a Spin

By: Cynthia Rylant

ISBN: 9781416986331

When Brownie and her cat go for a spin in her car, neither one is ready for it to end.

Cars

By: Anne Rockwell

ISBN: 9780140547412

Using simple text and illustrations, this book introduces colorful cars of all kinds—and their uses—to young children.

Drive

By: Nathan Clement

ISBN: 9781590785171

In brief text with illustrations, a boy describes his father's work as a truck driver.

Five Trucks

By: Brian Floca

ISBN: 9780789425614

Five different trucks do five different jobs to get an airplane ready for takeoff.

Machines at Work

By: Byron Barton

ISBN: 9780694001903

During a busy day at the construction. site, the workers use a variety of machines to knock down a building and begin constructing a new one.

Minerva Louise and the Red Truck

By: Janet Morgan Stoeke

ISBN: 9780525469094

Fans of the funky chicken Minerva Louise can journey along with her in her red truck as she ventures to the countryside to see and experience all the sights in her very unique way.

Mr. Grumpy's Motor Car

By: John Burningham

ISBN: 9780690007985

Mr. Gumpy's human and animal friends squash into his old car and go for a drive -- until it starts to rain.

My Bus

By: Byron Barton

ISBN: 9780062287366

A bus driver named Joe heads out on his route, stopping at one bus stop after another to pick up passengers. He picks up five dogs and five cats in all, dropping nine of them off at the plane, train, or boat. The tenth passenger, a dog, Joe takes home.

My Car

By: Byron Barton

ISBN: 9780060560454

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

Red Truck

By: Kersten Hamilton

ISBN: 9780670062751

When a school bus gets stuck in the mud, Red Truck the tow truck saves the day by pulling it out.

Red Light, Green Light

By: Anastasia Suen

ISBN: 9780152025823

A young boy creates an imaginary world filled with zooming cars, flashing traffic lights, and racing fire engines.

Trucks

By: Anne Rockwell

ISBN: 9780525441472

Introduces a variety of trucks and their purposes. Includes moving vans, tow trucks, bookmobiles, and campers.