cars and trucks week – resources

cars and trucks resources | Adventures with the Nortons

Printables and Crafts:



  • Little Blue Truck, by Alice Schertle; illustrated by Jill McElmurry – one of our favorite books!
  • Little Blue Truck Leads the Way, by Alice Schertle; illustrated by Jill McElmurry – also love this one
  • The Truck Book, by Bill Gere; illustrated by Tom LaPadula
  • Trashy town, by Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha ; illustrated by Dan Yaccarino – fun to read out loud
  • This Car, by Collicutt
  • This Truck, by Collicutt
  • Trucks, by Brian Barton
  • Dig dig digging, by Margaret Mayo ; illustrated by Alex Ayliffe
  • The dump truck, by Craig Robert Carey ; illustrated by Bill Alger and Keiron Ward
  • Get to work trucks!, by Don Carter
  • Trucks, by Anne Rockwell
  • Dump trucks, by Judith Jango-Cohen ; photographs by Judith Jango-Cohen and Eliot Cohen
  • Go, go, go!, by Melissa Lagonegro ; illustrated by Ron Cohee, Art Mawhinney, and the Disney Storybook Artists
  • Red light, green light, by Anastasia Suen ; illustrated by Ken Wilson-Max
  • Trucks, by Byron Barton
  • The little fire engine, by Lois Lenski – cute illustrations
  • A Truck Goes Rattley-Bumpa, by Jonathan London
  • Cool Cars, by Mitton and Parker
  • Jon Scieszka’s Trucktown series
  • Cars, Cars, Cars, by Maccarone
  • I’m Fast, by Kate McMullan
  • Alphabeep, by Pearson
  • Tough Trucks, by Tony Mitton and Ant Parker
  • Everything Goes: On Land, by Brian Biggs – seemed great for older kids, but too much going on for Christopher
  • The Little Dump Truck
  • I’m Fast, by Kate and Jim McMullan – I wasn’t really fan of this one and the next. I didn’t care for the writing style
  • I Stink, by Kate and Jim McMullan
  • Smash! Mash! Crash! There goes the Trash!, by Barbara Odanaka; illustrated by Will Hillenbrand
  • My big Rig, by Jonathan London; illustrated by Viviana Garofoli
  • Truck Driver Tom, by Monica Wellington

You can also see my other posts on this theme here.


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