Books that are good for little train fans

A Listmania! list by L. Craveiro (Beverly, MA USA)
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The list author says: "Over the years we have read so many books about trains. Here are some of our favorites."
This Train
1.  This Train by Paul Collicutt
The list author says:
  "Colorful, vibrant pictures and simple sentences which will have your preschooler 'reading' along with you - easy for them to memorize and has good pictures of real trains at the beginning and end of the book that will fascinate your train fan."
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Crossing
2.  Crossing by Philip Booth
The list author says:
  "Excellent illustrations with simple, yet engaging text that tells the tale of what happens in old fashioned small town America when a freight train passes thru."
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Monkey and the Engineer
3.  Monkey and the Engineer by Jesse Fuller
The list author says:
  "This is a good one to sing!"
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My Big Train Book (My Big Board Books)
4.  My Big Train Book (My Big Board Books) by Roger Priddy
The list author says:
  "This was one of our first train books when our son was little, lots of photographs make it fun."
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I Spy a Freight Train
5.  I Spy a Freight Train by Lucy Micklethwait
The list author says:
  "Transportation in Art. Lots of other things to see in this book which features fine art paintings...I spy with my little eye format..."
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Jamberry
6.  Jamberry by Bruce Degen
The list author says:
  "This book has excellent rhyme & great pictures that are colorful and fun. The bit about the train is featured half way thru the book."
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (283 customer reviews)

The Little Train
7.  The Little Train by Lois Lenski
The list author says:
  "Classic train story, good for younger kids"
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Trains (Eye-Openers Series)
8.  Trains (Eye-Openers Series) by Angela Royston
The list author says:
  "This book has photos of model trains plus some illustrations - a step up from baby books."
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The Pup Grew Up!
9.  The Pup Grew Up! by S. Marshak
The list author says:
  "Really love this one: A lady came to the station with a pan, a divan, a basin, a box with three locks, a valise, and a tiny pekingese...and from there the story continues.  Too bad it seems to be out print!"
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Curious George Takes a Train
10.  Curious George Takes a Train by Margret Rey
The list author says:
  "Of course, Curious George has an adventure at a train station!"
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All Aboard ABC (Picture Puffins)
11.  All Aboard ABC (Picture Puffins) by Doug Magee
The list author says:
  "All photographs, a good ABC book"
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Pickle Things
12.  Pickle Things by Marc Brown
The list author says:
  "A pickle train?!?! Yes, among other things!  Great rhyme that moves at a nice pace to keep little ones interested."
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A ride in the crummy
13.  A ride in the crummy by Anna Grossnickle Hines
The list author says:
  "Nice story, nice illustrations"
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The Polar Express
14.  The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
The list author says:
  "A must have classic!"
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The Yellow Train (Creative Editions)
15.  The Yellow Train (Creative Editions) by Alistair Highet
The list author says:
  "Sadly, cannot say I like reading this one because the story is a bit off and disjointed but the illustrations are so nice I've added it to the list."
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The Railroad Book: Story and Pictures
16.  The Railroad Book: Story and Pictures by E. Boyd Smith
The list author says:
  "Originally published in 1913, the copy we have is from 1983. The text is quite lengthy yet interesting to an older child with words not too common today in children's books but the illustrations are detailed and wonderful."
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Eyewitness: Train
17.  Eyewitness: Train by John Coiley
The list author says:
  "Lots of detail, good photographs"
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Legendary Journeys: Trains
18.  Legendary Journeys: Trains by Philip Steele
The list author says:
  "Great interactive book for older children (recommended age 8 and up). Sleeves hold slide out page extensions that expand a featured train up to a 57 inch spread!"
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The Call of Trains: Railroad Photographs by Jim Shaughnessy
19.  The Call of Trains: Railroad Photographs by Jim Shaughnessy by Jeffrey T. Brouws
The list author says:
  "We chanced upon this book at our local library while searching the stacks for train books. Fell in love with the photographs so much that I wrote to the photographer, ordered the book directly from him so we could have an autographed copy. It is that gorgeous! A coffee table worthy book I hope my son keeps into adulthood."
$43.57   Used & New from: $18.74
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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L. Craveiro (Beverly, MA USA)
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Qualifications: Mother of a 7 year old boy who LOVES trains
Last updated: 9/20/12
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