Fiction and Nonfiction for Young Train Enthusiasts
PreK – grade 2
When dinosaurs seek adventure by taking a train ride, they find the trip has some unexpected surprises along the way.
Describes the locomotives, cars, tunnels, stations, and functions of such trains as freight trains, channel tunnel trains, bullet trains, mountain trains, and snow trains.
An alphabet of railroad facts!
A little red train goes on a trip from the seaside to the forest, the city, the farm, and finally the station for a rest, where it is visited by a bunch of noisy birds.
Follow a colorful train as it goes through tunnels, by cities, and over trestles.
A child's bedtime ritual follows the imaginary journey of a goodnight train's trip to the dreamland station.
A whimsical guide to training a "pet train" instructs young enthusiasts about important issues including where trains live, what they like to eat, and how to get them to perform the best train tricks.
Learn about the parts and operation of a freight train, from the engineers themselves.
When the other engines refuse, the Little Blue Engine tries to pull a stranded train full of dolls, toys, and good food over the mountain.
Presents a visual exploration of America's early railroads, examining the sounds, speed, and strength of the fledgling transcontinental locomotives and the experiences of pioneering travelers.
Grandpa surprises Peppa Pig and her brother George with a ride in a little train through town, where they pick up Peppa's school friends and pull Miss Rabbit's bus out of a large mud puddle.
Embarking on a train trip to visit his grandmother, Pete the Cat accompanies the conductor on a tour of the train, looks at the engine and blows the whistle while making new friends and playing train-themed games.
An exploration of different trains and their uses, illustrated with photographs.
A shark and a train compete in a series of contests on a seesaw, in hot air balloons, bowling, shooting baskets, playing hide-and-seek, and more.
In this book with rhyming text, the dream train pulls into the station and all the different cars are loaded by the animal workers, each with the appropriate cargo.
When Thomas the Tank Engine decides not to make his usual station stops one day, he learns that faster is not always better. Based on the Railway series by the Rev. W. Awdry. Ask for more Thomas the Tank Engine books at your library!
Rhyming text introduces a variety of trains as they leave a station, rush along the tracks, and arrive at the platform where travelers are waiting.
As assorted passengers comment on their train ride, and the train itself goes "Clickerty click, clickerty clack," the station parrot is carefully listening to every sound.
Board a commuter train in New York, then follow the journey west and see the stations, the scenery, the different types of trains, and all the people who travel and work on the railroad system.
Easy-to-read, rhyming text describes the sounds of, and uses for, different kinds of trains.
See different kinds of trains and what they do!
Learn about different kinds of trains, past and present!
Looks at the inner workings of a selection of railroad trains, including steam trains, electric trains, heavy-duty diesel trains, and high-speed trains, in a board book with lift flaps.
Allan, who loves trains and learns all that he can about them, has a wonderful time when he finally takes his first train ride.