KCLS Recommends: Children's - Preschool: Things That Go
Annotation:When an ice-cream truck breaks down in the middle of his street and blocks a growing number of other busy vehicles, a little boy remembers the important functions that each subsequent truck performs and devises a helpful solution.
Annotation:After preparing the boiler and putting the luggage away, the super-sized dinosaurs are ready for their exciting train ride until unexpected twists and turns and a set of bad brakes make it even more memorable than any of them could have expected!
Annotation:A picture book that not only shows kids how to learn to ride, but captures what it feels like to fall . . . get up . . . fall again . . . and finally "by luck, grace, and determination" ride a bicycle!
Annotation:Construction crew monsters arrive on the scene with tractors, cranes, and grader machines, and after a gruesome site is created as their routine, they straighten it up and leave everything clean.
Annotation:A little train goes for a ride, taking all his stuffed animal passengers exactly where they want to go, in an endearing picture book that is perfect for young train, toy and adventure lovers everywhere.
Annotation:When a dump truck "haulin' a great big load" gets stuck in the mud, progressively larger vehicles try to pull it out, in a lyrical read-aloud where young truck drivers are introduced to the ins and outs of hauling, beeping, and repairing.
Annotation:Trains hiss, clatter, clang, and bang along the tracks as they crisscross the land to their various destinations in a vibrantly illustrated tale by the creators of A Truck Goes Rattley-Bumpa.
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From bikes to airplanes, and tractors to construction equipment, these picture books offer plenty of action, with text and illustrations just right for ages 2-6. Search for "Things that go collection" in the Subject field to find more titles.