Things That Go

  • by Mary Lyn Ray

    A little girl and her stuffed rabbit climb on the train before it leaves the city and travels through the day and the night, all the way to Grandma and Grandpa's house.

  • by William Bee

    Climb aboard for a quirky look at life on a train, chock-full of sound words and sly surprises. CHUFF-CHUFF, CHUFFERTY-CHUFF...PUFF-PUFF, PUFFERTY-PUFF...

  • by Kevin Lewis

    A rhyming story about a toy freight train's day, from loading freight in the morning to retiring to the roundhouse after the day's work is done.

  • by Jez Alborough

    Duck's truck is stuck in the muck.Who will help him out?

  • by David Shannon

    A duck decides to ride a bike and soon influences all the other animals on the farm to ride bikes too.

  • by Andrea Griffing Zimmerman

    A young boy imagines the work he will do and the safety gear he will wear when he becomes a fireman some day, as his younger brother first watches then joins him on the job.

  • by Peter Sis

    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.

  • by Donald Crews

    Brief text and illustrations trace the journey of a colorful train as it goes through tunnels, by cities, and over trestles.

  • by Sherri Duskey Rinker

    As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. 

  • by Philemon Sturges

    A young boy watches a passing train from his window, marveling at the different cars.

  • by Alice Schertle

    A muddy country road is no match for this little pick up--that is, until he gets stuck while pushing a dump truck out of the muck.

  • by Margery Cuyler

    Meet Hard Hat Pete and his little dump truck as they haul stones and rocks, carry debris, and unload at the landfill. It's hard work, but the little dump truck is ready for action.

  • by Kevin Lewis

    When a dump truck "haulin' a great big load" gets stuck in the mud, progressively larger vehicles try to pull it out.

  • by James Ransome

    Up and down! Round and round! Tom is having a blast zooming all over the neighborhood on his new red bike. 

  • by Jonathan London

    Planes can do all sorts of things: they can carry people, they can carry pets; their engines roar; their lights twinkle.

  • by Lenny Hort

    Different animals--including seals, tigers, geese, rabbits, monkeys, and more--make their own sounds as they ride all around the town on a bus.

  • by W. Awdry

    These are the first four of Thomas' many adventures.