Children's Transportation
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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.
Freight Train
Freight Train
Paperback      ISBN: 0688117015

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 Calecott 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.

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.

The Book of Diggers and Dozers
The Book of Diggers and Dozers
Hardcover      ISBN: 0711243417
Join Cogz the Robot Dog and discover how DIGGERS, BULLDOZERS, and other BIG machines work

Cogz, and his mice sidekicks, Nutty and Bolt, are at a building site, looking at all the different parts of a digger. But how do they work? Discover all about hydraulics, learn about tractors and the jobs they can do, find out about the biggest machines ever made, and much more Covering key STEM themes of engineering, physics, and inventions, and with a fun quiz to test your knowledge, this book will get your child engaged and hands-on with learning.

Diggers
Tractors
Cranes
Road Rollers
Bulldozers
Excavators
Robot Diggers


Perfect for vehicle-mad pre-schoolers, the Clever Cogz series lets you discover different vehicles, from space rockets to racing cars. Bite-sized text and colourful, informative illustrations introduce the transport topics in a simple, engaging way for young readers with a passion for machines.
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.
Life on Earth: Things That Go
Life on Earth
Things That Go
Hardcover      ISBN: 1786034557

When was the wheel invented?
How fast is a bullet train?
What makes a car go?

Find out in this interactive book with 100 questions and answers, and 70 lift-the-flaps to explore.

Lift the flaps to look inside a car's engine, learn about farm machines, find out about aircraft, see the fastest vehicles, and take a closer at emergency vehicles, construction machinery and submarines.

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.
All Aboard the Discovery Express: Open the Flaps and Solve the Mysteries
All Aboard the Discovery Express
Open the Flaps and Solve the Mysteries
Hardcover      ISBN: 1847809901

Welcome on board the Discovery Express The year is 1937 and a conundrum is afoot: a professor on the verge of a brilliant discovery has disappeared. Can you help to solve the clues on this time-travelling adventure and track down the missing scientist? On your voyage, you'll travel the world, see some of the most important moments in the history of transport, meet the most brilliant engineers of all time, and ultimately unveil the design of the world's first jet engine With clues to solve on every page, this interactive lift-flap adventure is sure to spark the imaginations of aspiring scientists and engineers everywhere, as you travel back in time to discover the history of transport.

Inside Emergency Vechicles: Discover How Things Work
Inside Emergency Vechicles: Discover How Things Work
Paperback      ISBN: 1848106319
Race Car Is Roaring
Race Car Is Roaring
Paperback      ISBN: 1682970442

Rabbit and Racing Car love racing round the track. Watch them vroom and zoom and find out if they win the race

It's time to get busy with machines that roar, whizz, vroom, and zoom The stories feature a popular vehicle as the central character, and involve a group of animal characters in a supporting role. A detailed spread on different parts of the vehicle will help children understand what makes up the machines and will help familiarize them with vehicle vocabulary.