Picture Books ~ Trucks


Carter, Don

Get to Work, Trucks!

JUV 398.8.C2454g

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.


Collicutt, Paul

This Truck

JUV 398.8.C687tt

Simple text and illustrations present different types of trucks and the work they do.  2004.


Coulter, Hope Norman

Uncle Chuck's Truck

JUV 398.8.C832u

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.


Floca, Brian

Five Trucks

JUV 398.8.F651f

Five different trucks do five different jobs to get an airplane ready for takeoff.  1999.


Garcia, Emma

Tip Tip Dig Dig

JUV 398.8.G165t

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.


Gordon, David

Hansel and Diesel

JUV 398.8.G6542h

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.


London, Jonathan

A Truck Goes Rattley-Bumpa

JUV 398.8.L846t

Describes trucks of all sizes, shapes, and colors doing a variety of tasks.  2005.


Lyon, George Ella

Trucks Roll!

JUV 398.8.L9946t

Illustrations and simple rhyming text reveal many different and sometimes silly items

that trucks can haul.  2007.


Maass, Robert

Little Trucks with Big Jobs

JUV 398.8.M112l

Describes small trucks and the work they are used for.  2007.


Magee, Doug

Trucks You Can Count On

JUV 398.8.M271t

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.


Mayo, Margaret

Dig Dig Digging

JUV 398.8.M4574d

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.

The Mighty Street Sweeper

JUV 398.8.M7853m

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.


Schertle, Alice

Little Blue Truck

JUV 398.8.S3277lb

A small blue truck finds his way out of a jam, with a little help from his friends.  2008.


Sis, Peter

Fire Truck

JUV 398.8.S622f

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.


Sis, Peter

Trucks, Trucks, Trucks

JUV 398.8.S622t

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

Minerva Louise and the Red Truck

JUV 398.8.S871mr

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.


Sturges, Philemon

I Love Trucks!

JUV 398.8.S935i

A child names many of his favorite trucks and each one's most notable characteristic.  1999.


Wolf, Sallie

Peter's Trucks

JUV 398.8.W8316p

A boy sees many different types of trucks and learns what each one carries.  1992.