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Ages 0-2 , Ages 3-5

Chug-a-chug: Books about Trains

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All Aboard With Johanna by Kathrin Scharer
The tale of a little pig's adventurous train trip unfolds as she, her surroundings and companions are being drawn by the author.
All Aboard! by Rebecca Kai Dotlitch
Illustrations and rhyming text show two boys who meet on a train ride--as they pass through various landscapes and by other hard-working trains--on their way to camp.
Let's Look at Trains by Britta Teckentrup
Looks at different types of trains and their components, including observation cars, sleeper cars, coal cars, and subway cars.
Old Tracks, New Tricks by Jessica Petersen
Trixie and Tracky are disappointed when the wooden train set they join is full of bossy trains and snoring train tracks.
Peppa and the Big Train. by  Eone
Peppa Pig and her friends set off on a train adventure with their teacher Madame Gazelle, who gives them activity sheets to record different items they spot outside along the way.
Terrific Trains by Tony Mitton
Terrific trains follows the animal crew as they travel the railroads. Climb on board and whiz down the track to discover different types of trains and how rail travel works. Every page of this chunky board book is full of details machine-mad toddlers love: diesel, steam, and electric engines, the signals, and so much more!
The Littlest Train by Chris Gall
When a toy train falls off a train table, he gets lost in the outside world, but after meeting many different trains who help him along the way, he is finally able to return home-- Provided by publisher.
The Spooky Express Missouri by  Eric (Writer of children's literature) James
Find out what happens aboard the Spooky Express as it hurtles around Missouri on Halloween night.
The Winter Train by Susanna Isern
As the cold weather approaches, the forest animals prepare to board the train that will take them to a warmer place for the winter, but then someone realizes that Squirrel is missing.
Train by Chris L. Demarest
Rhyming text and illustrations depict the sights and sounds of a train ride.
Train Off the Rails : With Kody and Dot by Robert Von Goeben
"Kody and Dot drive a delivery train around the same loop, every single day. Then one day, their train jumps the tracks, and the discover a whole new way of looking at their jobs."
Trains Can Float: And Other Fun Facts by Laura Lyn DiSiena
A book of fun facts about all sorts of vehicles and transportation.
Trains Don't Sleep by Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum
"A child's imagination works overtime while he conducts a busy fleet of trains."
Trains Go by Steve Light
Trains grumble, roar, and squeak their way through this board book.
Where Do Steam Trains Sleep at Night? by Brianna Caplan Sayres
Imagines the bedtime rituals of different types of trains.
Updated 11/28/2017