Book picks similar to
Trucks Galore by Peter Stein


Bulldozer's Big Day

Candace Fleming - 2015
    Bulldozer wheels around asking his truck friends if they know what day it is, but they each only say it's a work day. They go on scooping, sifting, stirring, filling, and lifting, and little Bulldozer grows more and more glum. But when the whistle blows at the end of the busy day, Bulldozer discovers a construction site surprise, especially for him!

Little Blue Truck Leads the Way

Alice Schertle - 2009
    . . ! "Make Way!" The big city sure is a speedy, noisy place for a country truck like Blue. Everywhere Blue looks, he sees buses, police cars, taxis, vans, a street sweeper, and even the mayor’s limousine. With everyone pushing to be first, soon there’s a giant traffic jam! But even a wrangle-tangle is no match for Little Blue Truck, who comes to the rescue in true Blue style.   Brimming with bright colors, sounds, and city energy, this new adventure makes working together and taking turns more fun than ever.

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

Sherri Duskey Rinker - 2011
    One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest—so they'll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play!• Author Sherri Duskey Rinker's sweet rhyming text soothes little ones into a peaceful rest• Full of irresistible artwork by illustrator Tom Lichtenheld• Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site is the perfect read-aloudThis popular, timeless nighttime story continues to delight families everywhere!• Ideal for children ages 3 to 5 years old• Great for young construction fans• This adorable hardcover bedtime book is a go-to gift for any occasion

I'm Tough!

Kate McMullan - 2018
    . . but when my cargo bed’s PACKED and STACKEDI’ve got what it takes to HAUL it ALL!You can count on me—I’ll get the job done!'Cause guess what—I’M TOUGH!

My Truck Is Stuck!

Kevin Lewis - 2002
    Rotten luck. Can't go! My truck is stuck. Tug and tow. Two engines roar. But the truck won't go. Not one inch more. Does anyone know how to make my stuck truck go? In this lyrical read-aloud, young drivers are introduced to the ins and outs of hauling, beeping, and repairing -- get ready for a fun ride!

I Love Trains!

Philemon Sturges - 2001
    A follow-up to the successful I Love Trucks!, this rhymed picture book introduces the preschool set to trains and the jobs they do.

Old MacDonald Had a Truck:

Steve Goetz - 2016
    And on that farm he had a...TRUCK?! With a DIG DIG here and a SCOOP SCOOP there, this classic folk song just got revved up! Beloved machines—the excavator, dump truck, bulldozer, and more—will have vehicle enthusiasts of all ages reading and singing along. • With colorful, fun illustrations, and subtle themes of gender equality, both parents and kids will enjoy this story over and over again• Ideal for family and elementary school story time• Steve Goetz was inspired to write his debut picture book, Old MacDonald Had a Truck, after his son began to sing "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" with alternative lyricsFans of Old MacDonald Had a Boat and Old MacDonald's Things That Go will love this entertaining read (and sing-aloud book) with a surprise ending.Recommended for children ages 4-6 years to enjoy any time of day.• Perfect family read aloud book• For early and emergent readers in Preschool through Grade 1

Dig Dig Digging

Margaret Mayo - 2001
    But after a long, happy day of beep-beeping and vroom-vrooming, even the busiest engines need to rest. This bright, bouncy, noise-filled book brings together all the vehicles that children adore.

Small Walt

Elizabeth Verdick - 2017
    They say I’m small, but I’ll show them all. Small Walt and his driver, Gus, take on a blizzard! All the bigger snowplows doubt that Walt has what it takes to plow the roads in the storm, but Walt is determined to prove them wrong.

The Cars and Trucks Book

Todd Parr - 2018

The Mixed-Up Truck

Stephen A. Savage - 2016
    How can he help the other trucks on the construction site? By mixing some powdery white cement, of course!He mixes it up, adds a little water, and presto . . . a cake?! He must have mixed flour instead of cement.Not to worry, he'll try again . . . and presto! Frosting?! He'll keep trying until he gets it just right and it's time for one more mixing: a bubble bath!


Byron Barton - 1986
    With simple text and vibrant illustrations, readers will learn about a variety of trucks, including tow trucks, cement trucks, and delivery trucks. Trucks Board Book "will delight the youngest, and have enough meat for older preschoolers and beginning readers" (Kirkus Reviews).Supports the Common Core State Standards

Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night?

Brianna Caplan Sayres - 2012
    Young readers will identify with fire engines, tractors and monster trucks as the vehicles ask for one more story while their mommy trucks tuck them in, and their daddy trucks sing a goodnight song. Children who can't get enough of trucks will love Brianna Caplan Sayres things-that-go bedtime story.

Busy Builders, Busy Week!

Jean Reidy - 2016
    In this bright, bold picture book, a cast of animal characters are building a brand-new playground in a local park for their community! Each day of the week contains a different construction plan as the steam-rolling, digging, and planting gets underway.Tuesday! Mix day!Pipe and boards and bricks day.Stack, spin, pour it in.Give the fence a fix day.Wednesday! Load day!Take it on the road day.Hoist, haul, pull it all.Something being towed day!The construction project comes together for a joyful, rhyming walking tour of a neighborhood, where young readers can learn the days of the week while watching everyone work as a team!

Five Trucks

Brian Floca - 1999
    Full-color illustrations.