Picture Books ~ Trucks
Shows a typical day for a group of working trucks: a loader, a dump truck, a digger, a bulldozer,
a cement mixer, a tow truck, a crane, and a roller. 2002.
Simple text and illustrations present different types of trucks and the work they do. 2004.
Coulter, Hope Norman
When Uncle Chuck's truck gets stuck in the mud while he is taking food to the cows on his
farm, the cows come to the rescue. 1993.
Five different trucks do five different jobs to get an airplane ready for takeoff. 1999.
Describes how various earthmoving trucks clean up a dump and make a playground, discussing
what such machines as diggers, mixers, bulldozers, and cranes can do. 2007.
Sibling trucks Hansel and Diesel travel into the middle of the junkyard in search of fuel and have
a frightening encounter with the Wicked Winch. 2006.
Describes trucks of all sizes, shapes, and colors doing a variety of tasks. 2005.
Lyon, George Ella
Illustrations and simple rhyming text reveal many different and sometimes silly items
that trucks can haul. 2007.
Describes small trucks and the work they are used for. 2007.
Introduces the tractor trailer, allowing the reader to count its parts using the numbers from one to
ten, and its wheels using the numbers to eighteen. 1985.
Simple rhymes introduce various large vehicles, such as dump trucks, fire engines, and tractors,
and describe the work that they do. 2002.
Moore, Patrick H.
Although the street cleaner may not be as fast, large, or powerful as some other vehicles, it is
the only truck that can perform the very important task of keeping the roads clean. 2006.
A small blue truck finds his way out of a jam, with a little help from his friends. 2008.
Matt, who loves fire trucks, wakes up one morning to find that he has become a fire truck,
with one driver, two ladders, three hoses and ten boots. 1998.
As a little boy cleans up his room, he gives one word descriptions of the work his various toy
trucks do, such as hauling, plowing, and loading. 1999.
Stoeke, Janet Morgan
Fans of the funky chicken Minerva Louise can journey along with her in her red truck as she
ventures to the countryside to see and experience all the sights in her very unique way. 2002.
A child names many of his favorite trucks and each one's most notable characteristic. 1999.
A boy sees many different types of trucks and learns what each one carries. 1992.