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This updated edition of an all-time Priddy Books favorite is the perfect addition to the bookshelf of any train-crazy toddler! From high-speed trains to steam trains, passenger trains to freight trains, My Big Train Book is packed with photographs of all different kinds of trains from over the world to delight and captivate young readers.

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As we traveled about visiting railroad museums, stations, gift shops, and book stores, we kept our eyes open for children's railroad and train books. We started the library with about 7 titles geared for children, and a handful more that are adult level.

  • Trains, First Discovery Book (series), Jeanesse and Prunier, Scholastic Inc., 1995.
  • Trains, Eye Openers (series), Dorling Kindersley Books, 1991.
  • Train, Eyewitness Books (series), John Coiley, Darling Kindersley, 1992.
  • Trains: Traveling Through Time, Neil Morris, Silver Burdett Press, 1997.
  • Trains and Railroads, See and Explore (series), Sydney Wood, DK Publishing, 1998.
  • Big Book of Trains, National Railway Museum, York, England, DK Publishing, 1998.
  • The Railroad Book, E. Boyd Smith, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1983.
  • Ultimate Train, Peter Herring, Dorling Kindersley, 2000.
  • Ten Mile Day and the Building of the Transcontinental Railroad, Mary Ann Fraser, Henry Holt and Company, 1996.
  • The Little Engine That Could, Watty Piper, Platt & Munk, 1976.
  • Railroads of the Santa Maria Valley, Hal Madson, Olive Press, 2001.
  • The Pacific Coast Railway: Central California's Premier Narrow Gauge, Westcott and Johnson, Benchmark Production Ltd, 1998.
  • Tickets, Please: All About California Railroads, Dolan Eargle, Jr., California Living Books, 1979.
  • The Steam Locomotive, Jim Boyd, MetroBooks, 2000.
  • Iron Horses, Michael Del Vecchio, Courage Books, PRC Publishing Ltd, 2000.
  • The Railroad: What It Is, What It Does, John H, Armstrong, Simmons-Boardman Books, Inc., 1998.
  • The Engine Driver's Manual, Brian Topping, Oxford Publishing Co., 2000. (How to prepare, fire, and drive a steam locomotive.)
  • Santa Maria Historical Photo Album, Phil Ault, ed., Santa Maria Valley Historical Society, 1987.
  • The Good Years: Snippets of Santa Maria Valley History, Shirley Contreras, Santa Maria Valley Historical Society, 2001.
  • Classic Trains, Hans Halberstadt, MetroBooks, 2001.

Freight Train Board Book: A Caldecott Honor Book

Does your little boy or girl LIVE for trains? Do they eat, sleep and breathe Thomas the Tank Engine? Do you secretly breathe a sigh of relief when you catch a train at the crossing? Well you are not alone. Millions of little toddlers and preschoolers revel in the steam and steel and become TRAIN FANATICS!! If you have one of these children you are probably searching for a group of books to feed their desire for everything locomotive. Your are in luck…here are 10 great train books for you to rent from your local library! So ALL ABOARD and Full steam ahead!! Happy Reading

An entertaining journey around the world by train, as well as a masterful narrative history, Tom Zoellner’s extraordinary book is a call to re-embrace the train not just as an old friend, but as a weapon against global headaches over trade, traffic, and energy. Trains never went away. We just forgot them. Now it is time to climb on board again.