Children's Transportation
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Trains
Trains
Hardcover      ISBN: 1626869677

All aboard for a legendary train ride

Climb aboard for an enthralling story of train history, from the invention of steam locomotives to the advanced technologies of high-speed rail. Slide out the extendable pages to explore carriages and lift up the flaps to see inside iconic trains and spot famous passengers. Including engineering feats, landmark inventions, social history, and global travel, this interactive book takes readers on a historic journey on the rails.
Inside Emergency Vechicles: Discover How Things Work
Inside Emergency Vechicles: Discover How Things Work
Paperback      ISBN: 1848106319
A Journey Through Transportation: From Hot Lava to a Spy Rocket
A Journey Through Transportation
From Hot Lava to a Spy Rocket
Hardcover      ISBN: 160992956x
Follow The Link: A Journey Through Transportation takes the reader on a journey through a network of knowledge down the centuries. It explains how we figured out the way to unlock the materials found in nature and then put them to work to transport us wherever we want to go. Cold rocks were turned into hot metals, invisible forces were picked up by carved stone--and sand and soot were used to make the toughest spacecraft ever. Find out about lava bombs, lost cities, lodestones and magnets, how the pyramids were made, who invented the coach trip, and why plumbers are called plumbers in this fantastic journey through the history of transport.
The Truck Book
The Truck Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0307100510

Describes in simple rhymes the work of different kinds of trucks, such as fire trucks, snowplows, and garbage trucks.

Popular Mechanics 101 Things That Go Fast: Planes, Trains and Automobiles You Can Make and Ride
Popular Mechanics 101 Things That Go Fast
Planes, Trains and Automobiles You Can Make and Ride
Hardcover      ISBN: 1618370820

These 101 classic projects from the pages of "Popular Mechanics" will bring out the kid in everyone Go full speed ahead with these wonderful things to build, from a Motor Car, Motorcycle-powered Catamaran, and Ferris Wheel to a Spring-propelled Toy Seam Engine and an entire Electric-Locomotive Model and Track System. You'll find Aquatic Pursuits; Winter Sports; and Backyard Shenanigans; as well as great Go-Go Gadgets and Games. And now the beautiful vintage illustrations that readers love appear in glorious full color, showcased in an oversize hardcover.

Boats: Fast & Slow
Boats
Fast & Slow
Hardcover      ISBN: 1911171925
From the haunting Viking longships, to Native American log canoes, and onwards to Chinese Dragon Boats and pirate ships, to modern racing sailboats, Boats helps to tell the story of humankind in this artfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

Boats are one of the most important inventions in human history. With the ability to venture onto the waves, we have fished for food, crossed oceans, discovered new lands, and opened up trade around the world. From great warships to small kayaks, boats are a part of every culture with access to water, and are a testament to humankind's resourcefulness, curiosity, and thirst for adventure.
Ultimate Sticker Book: Things That Go: More Than 250 Reusable Stickers
Ultimate Sticker Book: Things That Go
More Than 250 Reusable Stickers
by DK
Paperback      ISBN: 1465447202

Packed with activities -- from matching the tire to the correct vehicle to piecing together the jigsaw stickers to make a truck -- Ultimate Sticker Book: Things That Go contains more than 250 reusable stickers of kids' favorite planes, trains, and automobiles. Featuring race cars, classic cars, motorcycles, and more, fun facts are paired with bright, eye-catching stickers, encouraging children to return to this new sticker book again and again to learn even more about their favorite subject.

Taking subjects that kids love, from dinosaurs to baby animals to transportation, DK's Ultimate Sticker Book series is being refreshed and updated and now features more than 250 fun, reusable stickers. Packed with activities that allow children to create scenes, match pairs, and complete jigsaws, the activities throughout each book are simple enough for the child to do independently, but engaging enough to keep their interest and help develop dexterity, making these books products parents can trust, and ones that kids will want to keep picking up to learn more about their favorite subjects.

Machines in Motion: The Amazing History of Transportation
Machines in Motion
The Amazing History of Transportation
School & Library      ISBN: 1547603372

Every day, all over the world, people travel: short trips or great, long voyages, moving slowly and steadily or racing along at super-fast speeds. They make their trips in cars, trains, planes, ships and on bikes-and some people have even blasted off in rockets But how did these vehicles become what we know now?

With intricately illustrated timelines, this book takes readers on a journey through the developmental history of various modes of transportation - from chariots to electric cars, dugout canoes to ocean liners, cable cars to bullet trains, and the many iterations in between. The fascinating stories behind each of these machines join together to reveal a comprehensive history of how new and inventive forms of transportation have built off one another to change our world.

Freight Train
Freight Train
Paperback      ISBN: 0688117015

A Caldecott Honor Book

Red caboose at the back, orange tank car, green cattle car, purple box car, black tender and a black steam engine . . . freight train.

In simple, powerful words and vibrant illustrations, Donald Crews evokes the rolling wheels of that childhood favorite: a train.

This Caldecott Honor Book features bright colors and bold shapes. Even a child not lucky enough to have counted freight cars will feel he or she has watched a freight train passing after reading Freight Train.

Donald Crews used childhood memories of trains seen during his travels to his grandparents' farm in the American South as the inspiration for this timeless favorite.

All Aboard the London Bus
All Aboard the London Bus
School & Library      ISBN: 1847808573
Come Board the London Bus
and see the London sights with us.
At any time, hop off, explore
Then climb back on, and ride some more...


As a family of four spend a day exploring London, fun, child-friendly poems introduce readers to our wonderful capital city, and all its secrets. Well-known landmarks like Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the London Eye, plus inescapable features like rain and taking tea, all get Patty Toht's witty treatment. Non-fiction facts provide more information about the poetry subjects, while rising star Sam Usher brings them to life with his signature style and humour. This gorgeous celebration of London will be loved by both tourists and those who call the city home.