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Train Books

Picture Books

Crossing by Philip Booth ; illustrations by Bagram Ibatoulline

The train to Timbuctoo by Margaret Wise Brown ; illustrated by Art Seiden

Two little trains by Margaret Wise Brown ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon

It's funny where Ben's train takes him by Robert Burleigh ; illustrated by Joanna Yardley

Choo choo : the story of a little engine who ran away by Virginia Lee Burton

Engine, engine, number nine by Stephanie Calmenson ; illustrations by Paul Meisel

This train by Paul Collicutt

The train ride by June Crebbin ; illustrated by Stephen Lambert

Freight train by Donald Crews

Casey Jones by Allan Drummond

Full steam ahead by Faye Gibbons ; illustrated by Sherry Meidel

A ride in the crummy by story by Gary Hines ; pictures by Anna Grossnickle Hines

The train to Lulu's by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard ; illustrated by Robert Casilla

William and the night train by written by Mij Kelly ; pictures by Alison Jay

Bear on the train by written by Julie Lawson ; illustrated by Brian Deines

Tom Mouse by Ursula K. Le Guin ; pictures by Julie Downing

Chugga-chugga choo-choo by Kevin Lewis ; pictures by Daniel Kirk

Jessie's journey by written by Angela McAllister ; illustrated by Anne Magill

The train by David McPhail

Train leaves the station by Eve Merriam ; illustrated by Dale Gottlieb

Terrific trains by Tony Mitton and Ant Parker

I'm taking a trip on my train by Shirley Neitzel ; pictures by Nancy Winslow Parker

The prairie train by Antoine Ó Flatharta ; illustrated by Eric Rohmann

Smokey by written and illustrated by Bill Peet

The caboose who got loose by Bill Peet

The little engine that could by The complete, original edition [from The pony engine by Mabel C. Bragg] ; retold by Watty Piper ; illustrated by George & Doris Hauman

All aboard! by Mary Lyn Ray ; illustrated by Amiko Hirao

My freight train by Michael Rex

Jiggle joggle jee! by Laura E. Richards ; illustrated by Sam Williams

Train song by Diane Siebert ; paintings by Mike Wimmer

The Little Red Train by Carl Sommer ; illustrated by Kennon James

Clickety clack by Rob and Amy Spence ; illustrated by Margaret Spengler

All aboard! by James Stevenson

I love trains! by Philemon Sturges ; illustrated by Shari Halpern

Night train by story by Caroline Stutson ; illustrations by Katherine Tillotson

Window music by Anastasia Suen ; illustrated by Wade Zahares

Train by Charles Temple ; illustrated by Larry Johnson

Jesse on the night train by story by Richard Thompson ; art by Eugenie Fernandes

The Polar Express by written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg

Here comes the train by Charlotte Voake

Puff, puff, chugga-chugga by Christopher Wormell

Train song by Harriet Ziefert ; illustrated by Donald Saaf

Beginning Readers

A crack in the track : a Thomas the Tank Engine story by illustrated by Tommy Stubbs

Gus and Grandpa ride the train by Claudia Mills ; pictures by Catherine Stock

Mr. Putter & Tabby take the train by Cynthia Rylant ; illustrated by Arthur Howard

Nonfiction

Steam, smoke, and steel : back in time with trains by Patrick O'Brien

Big book of trains by National Railway Museum, York, England

The best book of trains by Richard Balkwill

Trains by Jon Richards

Trains by Darlene Stille

Locomotive : building an eight-wheeler by David Weitzman