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Vehicles

And the Cars Go…

William Bee

Well well, what do we have here? It's a huge, very noisy traffic jam and everyone's in a hurry to get somewhere The racing car, off to the track, goes vrooooom; the beach buggy, on its way to the coast, goes bumble bumble; and Mr Luiggi cries 'Mamma Mia My ice creams are melting ' What ever could be the cause of all this traffic?

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Five Nice Mice and the Great Car Race

Chisato Tashiro, Kate Westerlund

In order to win a race and claim the ultimate piece of cheese, five mice team up to build an unbeatable car, but they will have to navigate a dog, heavy human feet, and a big, bouncing red ball.

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Calling All Cars

Sue Fliess

This bouncy text explores the wonderful world of cars zipping up, down, fast, and slow. And at the end of the day it's bedtime for these busy cars. Rest cars, hush cars, no more rush cars.Cars pull in, turn off the light.Sweet dreams, sleepy cars...goodnight!

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Grandma Drove the Garbage Truck

Katie Clark

Grandma has run the town's garbage business, and her three sons drive the trucks. But what happens when her sons are all too sick to work-and it's the 4th of July, the day of the Big Parade? Leave it to Grandma to get the town clean, with the help of her young grandson, Billy, as she embarks on a hilarious romp through town-and creates nearly as much mess as she cleans up.

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Katy and the Big Snow

Virginia Lee Burton

Geappolis is hidden under a blanket of snow until a red crawler tractor saves the day

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Little Blue Truck

Alice Schertle

"Neigh!" said a horse. "Quack!" said a duck. "Beep!" said the friendly Little Blue Truck. Little Blue Truck is a joyful cacophony of animal and truck sounds that will have youngsters beeping and quacking—and begging for one more go-round! Along the way, readers see that it pays to be kind to our animal friends . . . if we show a friendly respect to others, we’re more likely to get help when we’re, say, stuck in the muck in a truck. Jill McElmurry’s gouache illustrations of wild-eyed farm animals and country roads are warm and wonderful, suiting the cheerfully rhyming text to a T. Beep!

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The Little Fire Truck

Margery Cuyler

The Little Fire Truck is ready for rescues big and small in Book 3 of the Little Vehicles series! Join firefighter Jill and her fearless little fire truck as they zip all over town to put out smoky fires and rescue those in need, with the help of the fire crew in this picture book companion to The Little Dump Truck and The Little School Bus. There’s lots of challenging work to do, but this trusty team is always ready to rescue! A Christy Ottaviano Book

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The Grumpy Dump Truck

Brie Spangler

Bertrand the dump truck is always grumpy and mean, but a chance encounter with a porcupine reveals that his bad mood has a cause.

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Mr Gumpy’s Motor Car

John Burningham

Mr Gumpy has decided to go for a ride in his motor car. It's a nice day and the sun is shining, so off he goes. But he only gets as far as the lane before the children, the rabbit, the cat, the dog, the pig, the sheep, the chickens, the calf and the goat ask if they can come along too. As the motor car and its passengers make their way across the field, the weather begins to turn and the rain is soon pouring down. The tyres cannot grip the muddy ground, so Mr Gumpy asks for volunteers to push the car. But everyone has an excuse, until it gets so bad that they all have to get out and help. Eventually, the sun shines once more as they drive across the bridge - and there's time for a swim on the way home.

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Number One Sam

Greg Pizzoli

They're off! Sam is the best race-car driver in history—he is number one at every race! But when his best friend, Maggie, shows that she has racing talent of her own, Sam doesn't know how to handle coming in second place. Will he learn what it truly means to be a winner? Follow along with the word-for-word narration to find out!

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Supertruck

Stephen Savage

When the city is hit by a colossal snowstorm, only one superhero can save the day. But who is this mysterious hero, and why does he disappear once his job is done? Find out in this snowy tale about a little truck with a very big job, the second of Stephen Savage's vehicle-based picture books.

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The Three Little Rigs

David Gordon

"Little rig, little rig, let me come in!" "Not by the chrome on my chinny chin chin." "Then I’ll crash and I’ll bash and I’ll smash your house in." When the three little rigs set out to build their own garages, each one thinks that his is going to be the strongest. But then the big bad wrecking ball comes to call and threatens to smash their new homes to smithereens. The brothers learn that it’s only by bravery and teamwork that they can win the day. A comic sequel to the ugly truckling.

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When Daddy’s Truck Picks Me Up

Jana Novotny Hunter

Daddy drives a big red tanker truck, and he’s away on the road a lot. But once in a while, he’s near enough to pick up his little boy from preschool. And today is one of those very special days! All day as he plays at school, the little boy pictures Daddy’s truck making its way toward him. Meanwhile, Daddy pushes on, down the highway, over mountains, through tunnels, and uh-oh—into a horrendous traffic jam! Now all the other mommies and daddies have come to pick up their kids from school. But where is Daddy?

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Truck, Truck, Goose!

Tammi Sauer

Goose is all packed for a picnic. Now all he has to do is cross the little road in front of his cottage. Truck…truck…truck... Will Goose ever get to have his picnic? With bold and bright illustrations from Zoe Waring and familiar, sparse text from Tammi Sauer, Truck, Truck, Goose is perfect for fans of Duck & Goose!

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