books about cars and trucks for kids

From classics to some lesser known interesting ones, if you’re on the hunt for kids books about cars and trucks, you’ve got plenty to choose from. But that’s what sort of makes it even more difficult right?

Well, not anymore! Read on, because I’ve shortlisted some of the best ones right here, to make it all easier for you.

books about cars and trucks for kids

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Discovering the Best Kids Books About Cars & Trucks

If your little one is in that phase where he’s utterly fascinated by things that go vroom, its awesome, because there’s so much to do to keep him interested and engaged. I’ve listed some of the best books here, but if that’s not all, I’ve also included a short list of my favorite related crafts and activities as well. Just to help you make the best of it all.

Truck Book

Just as you’d expect, The Truck book takes your little one on a journey to discovering everything about 50 different trucks. It packs in colorful and detailed illustrations to keep your toddler interested.

the truck book a book about trucks for kids

Trucks Bright Baby 

This one’s a good choice for toddlers- infact so much so that you can make this one among his first few books.

Trucks a book for toddlers

First 100 Trucks and Things that go!

This brightly colored board book is great to stimulate the minds of young readers, and introduce them to 100 different truck photographs to look at.

first 100 trucks for kids

Richard Scarrys Cars Trucks and Things

Got a little vehicle fan? He’ll definitely love this book which packs in so much fun related to cars, trucks, planes and almost every different automobile out there.

Richard Scarrys Cars and trucks and things that go

Cars Rushing and Honking and Zooming 

This one’s the third installment of Patricia Hubbell’s popular series, and if your little one is fascinated by cars, it can be a great pick.

cars rushing working zooming a kids book about cars

Monster Truck The Truck Book

Now available as a board book specifically for toddlers who love trucks, this book has some of the most bold and beautiful illustrations.

I'm a monster truck book for kids to read

Tough Trucks Amazing Machines

With wacky animals as truckers and super cute and fun filled illustrations, this book is another must buy.

tough trucks a book for kids about trucks

If I Built a Car

Jack sets off to build his own car- the ultimate fantasy car that has a fireplace, a pool and even a snack bar. Need we say more?

if i built a car book by kids

Little Fire Truck Vehicles

This one’s book #3 in the little vehicles series, and follows the story of Jill and her fearless firetruck as they go around town, putting out smoky fires.

the little fire truck book for kids


Tractor Trouble

Featuring characters from Disnep Pixar’s Cars, Tractor Trouble is another must buy for growing kids who are fascinated by vehicles (or just loved the movie).

tractor trouble and disney book about trucks and cars

Fire Engine No 9

fire engine number 9 book for kids about fire engines

Race Car Dreams

race car dreams book for kids about cars

Cars Disney Pixar

the disney pixar cars book for kids

Good Night Fire Engines

good night fire engines

Little Snowplow

the little snowplow book for kids about trucks and cars

A Day At The Fire Station

a day at the firestation a kids book about fire engines

Happy Dump Truck

the happy dump truck a kids preschool book on trucks

Mighty Monster Machines

mighty monster machines a book for kids on trucks and monster trucks

Digger Man 

digger man book for kids about diggers and trucks

Big Franks Fire Truck

big franks fire truck a book about fire engines or fire trucks

And now, it is time for the crafts and activities I promised you! Here are quick links to some of my favorite ones.

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About Angela Milnes

Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.

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