Lists and Suggestions for Kids


Category: Picture Books

List: Trains

Barton, Chris.

Also available in Hoopla. A shark and a train compete in a series of contests on a seesaw, in hot ai...

Braun, Sebastien.

"Some trains may think fast is best, but only slow and steady Chug can save the day"-- ...

Brown, Margaret Wise.

Two little trains, one streamlined, the other old-fashioned, puff, puff, puff, and chug, chug, chug,...

Cooper, Elisha.

Board a commuter train in New York, then follow the journey west and see the stations, the scenery, ...

Crebbin, June.

A journey on a train provides excitement, nice scenery, and pleasant anticipation. ...

Crews, Donald.

Also available in Hoopla. Brief text and illustrations trace the journey of a colorful train as it g...

Dale, Penny.

When a crew of builder dinosaurs break down on a level crossing, they know the only thing they can d...

Desrosiers, Sylvie.

A clever magician's rabbit named Hocus Pocus is up against a fast train and his meddlesome neme...

Eaton, Jason Carter.

A whimsical guide to training a "pet train" instructs young enthusiasts about important is...

Hubbell, Patricia.

Rhyming text presents the characteristics of various kinds of trains. ...

Ichikawa, Satomi.

A little train goes for a ride, taking all the stuffed animals where they want to go. ...

Lenski, Lois,

Mr. Small does it all! In this adventure, Engineer Small drives his little train from Tinytown to th...

Moser, Lisa.

On his way to visit Granny Bett, who is feeling blue, Railroad Hank stops at the farms of several fr...

Newman, Patricia.

On a train trip, an engineer teaches a boy the expressions used by railroad workers as he describes ...

Rex, Michael.

A little boy, living out his fantasy of driving his own freight train, describes the different cars,...

Rinker, Sherri Duskey.

Also available in Overdrive. In this book with rhyming text, the dream train pulls into the station ...

Sayres, Brianna Caplan.

"Imagines the bedtime rituals of different types of trains"-- ...

Smith, Joseph A.

After moving to a house in the country, Timothy wonders how he will make any friends, but his proble...

Suen, Anastasia.

A young girl and her mother enjoy a ride uptown on a city subway. ...

Vamos, Samantha R.

Also available in Hoopla. Simple text uses railroads to teach children about different trains and th...

Gibbons, Gail.

Examines different kinds of trains, past and present, describing their features and functions. ...

West, David.

"Introduction to the technology of trains featuring low-level text and large scale cutaway illu...

"The Big Books of Trains is a colorful compendium of amazing trains and locomotives that will e...