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KCLS Recommends: Children's - Preschool: Things That Go

5 Nice Mice and the Great Car Race
5 Nice Mice and the Great Car Race By Tashiro, Chisato (Book - 2014 ) E TASHIRO Available in some locations

Annotation:With their eyes set on a grand prize of the biggest piece of cheese they've ever seen, the Five Nice Mice set out to work on building an unbeatable racecar.

Digger Dog
Digger Dog By Bee, William (Book - 2014 ) E BEE Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 22 copies

Annotation:Digger Dog loves to dig up bones, the bigger the better. But for the biggest bone in the world, what will Digger Dog need? The biggest digger in the world, of course!

Boats
Boats Speeding! Sailing! Cruising! By Hubbell, Patricia (Book - 2009 ) E HUBBELL Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 26 copies

Annotation:Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate different kinds of boats and what they can do.

Police Car on Patrol
Police Car on Patrol By Bently, Peter, 1960- (Book - 2013 ) E BENTLY Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 26 copies

Annotation:Who is stealing the famous paintings, and where are they hiding them? Join Police Car and the cats on patrol as they try to catch the sneaky thief!

20 Big Trucks in the Middle of the Street
20 Big Trucks in the Middle of the Street By Lee, Mark (Book - 2013 ) E LEE Available in some locations

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.

Airplanes
Airplanes Soaring! Diving! Turning! By Hubbell, Patricia (Book - 2008 ) E HUBBELL Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 54 copies

Annotation:This spirited text describes different kinds of airplanes, from jets and cargo planes to: "Mail planes. / Weather planes. / Bringing-us-together planes."

All Aboard the Dinotrain
All Aboard the Dinotrain By Lund, Deb (Book - 2006 ) E LUND Available in some locations

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!

Ambulance in Action
Ambulance in Action By Bently, Peter, 1960- (Book - 2013 ) E BENTLY Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 27 copies

Annotation:Ambulance and Meerkat respond to an emergency call involving an automobile accident and safely transport the car's driver to the hospital.

Babies on the Bus
Babies on the Bus By Katz, Karen (Book - 2011 ) E KATZ Available in some locations Holds: 5 on 49 copies

Annotation:Jump on the bus with Karen Katz’s adorable babies as they take a classic song for an all-new ride!

Chugga-chugga Choo-choo
Chugga-chugga Choo-choo By Lewis, Kevin (Book - 1999 ) E LEWIS Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 96 copies

Annotation:A rhyming story about a freight train's day, from loading freight in the morning to retiring to the roundhouse after the day's work is done.

Demolition
Demolition By Sutton, Sally (Book - 2012 ) E SUTTON Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 52 copies

Annotation:A high-energy storybook for young truck enthusiasts that features such examples as whirring cranes that tear down buildings and giant wrecking balls that crack and crunch walls.

Digger Man
Digger Man By Zimmerman, Andrea Griffing (Book - 2003 ) E ZIMMERMAN Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 85 copies

Annotation:A little boy imagines driving a great big digger-scooping and pushing mud to make a playground for his baby brother.

Drive
Drive By Clement, Nathan, 1966- (Book - 2008 ) E CLEMENT Available in some locations

Annotation:Striking graphics accompany a child's narration of a truck-driving dad's day at work, from his departure before dawn to his arrival home at the end of the day.

Duck on A Bike
Duck on A Bike By Shannon, David, 1959- (Book - 2002 ) E SHANNON Available in some locations

Annotation:Duck decides to ride a bike and soon influences all the other animals on the farm to ride bikes, too!

Everyone Can Learn to Ride A Bicycle
Everyone Can Learn to Ride A Bicycle By Raschka, Christopher (Book - 2013 ) E RASCHKA Available in some locations

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!

Everything Goes in the Air
Everything Goes in the Air By Biggs, Brian (Book - 2012 ) E BIGGS Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 38 copies

Annotation:Zoom along with Henry and his parents as they take off on an airborne journey and learn about all kinds of flying vehicles.

Fire Truck
Fire Truck By Sís, Peter, 1949- (Book - 1998 ) E SIS Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 55 copies

Annotation:Matt, who loves fire trucks, wakes up one morning to find that he has become a fire truck, with one driver, two ladders, three hoses, and ten boots.

Froggy Rides A Bike
Froggy Rides A Bike By London, Jonathan, 1947- (Book - 2006 ) E LONDON Available in some locations

Annotation:With encouragement from his friends and family, Froggy learns how to ride his shiny new bike.

A Hole in the Road
A Hole in the Road By Wood, Jakki (Book - 2008 ) E WOOD Available in some locations

Annotation:Read all about how a road is mended, and see the drivers with their big machines whose job it is to get the traffic moving smoothly again.

I Love Planes!
I Love Planes! By Sturges, Philemon (Book - 2003 ) E STURGES Available in some locations

Annotation:A child celebrates his love of planes by naming his favorite kinds and their notable characteristics.

I'm Dirty!
I'm Dirty! By McMullan, Kate (Book - 2006 ) E MCMULLAN Available in some locations

Annotation:Youngsters are invited to spend the day working in the dirt with a backhoe loader, who absolutely loves his job, as he digs, pulls, pushes, and chomps!

Monsters on Machines
Monsters on Machines By Lund, Deb (Book - 2008 ) E LUND Available in some locations

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.

My Little Train
My Little Train By Ichikawa, Satomi (Book - 2010 ) E ICHIKAWA Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 40 copies

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.

My Truck Is Stuck
My Truck Is Stuck By Lewis, Kevin (Book - 2002 ) E LEWIS Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 80 copies

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.

Otis
Otis By Long, Loren (Book - 2009 ) E LONG Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 40 copies

Annotation:When a big new yellow tractor arrives, Otis the friendly little tractor is cast away behind the barn, but when trouble occurs Otis is the only one who can help.

Planes Fly!
Planes Fly! By Lyon, George Ella, 1949- (Book - 2013 ) E LYON Available in some locations Holds: 3 on 28 copies

Annotation: Take to the skies with this fun, rhyming book about all that planes do!

The Racecar Alphabet
The Racecar Alphabet By Floca, Brian (Book - 2003 ) E FLOCA Available in some locations

Annotation:An exciting day at the races highlights the letters of the alphabet as a variety of automobiles burn fuel speeding through the curves of the track.

Smash! Crash!
Smash! Crash! By Scieszka, Jon (Book - 2008 ) E SCIESZKA Available in some locations

Annotation:Getting dirty and being loud are what is expected of Jack Truck and Dump Truck Dan as they set out to do the jobs they were meant to do and have some fun along the way in Trucktown.

Tip Tip Dig Dig
Tip Tip Dig Dig By Garcia, Emma, 1969- (Book - 2007 ) E GARCIA Available in some locations Holds: 6 on 30 copies

Annotation:Describes how various earth moving trucks clean up a dump and make a playground, discussing what such machines as diggers, mixers, bulldozers, and cranes can do.

A Train Goes Clickety-clack
A Train Goes Clickety-clack By London, Jonathan, 1947- (Book - 2007 ) E LONDON Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 35 copies

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.

Trucks Roll!
Trucks Roll! By Lyon, George Ella, 1949- (Book - 2007 ) E LYON Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 48 copies

Annotation:Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal many different--and sometimes silly--items that trucks can haul.

Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night?
Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? By Sayres, Brianna Caplan (Book - 2012 ) E SAYRES Available in some locations Holds: 3 on 45 copies

Annotation: Illustrations and rhyming text reveal what trucks, tractors, and construction vehicles do to get ready for bed after a hard day's work.

Description

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.


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