Book List in Order: 18 titles

  • In this lift-the-flap edition of the Caldecott Honor classic, young readers go on a train trip full of new surprises. Freight Train Lift-the-Flap includes fourteen sturdy flaps perfect for little hands that reveal the contents of the train cars. A fu...


  • "Donald Crews, the Caldecott Honor artist and award-winning creator of Freight Train, Truck, and many other classic picture books for young children, writes of his own childhood experiences visiting his grandparents in Florida. Four African American ...


  • The day is gray and cloudy. It’s a good day to snuggle up with a book, a fine day for make-believe, until . . . the sun bursts through the clouds! Now it’s a great day to fly a kite, the perfect day to ride a bike. No matter what the weat...



  • Red caboose at the back, orange tank car, green cattle car, purple box car, black tender and a black steam engine . . . freight train.In simple, powerful words and vibrant illustrations, Donald Crews evokes the rolling wheels of that childhood favori...


  • The day is gray and cloudy. It's a good day to snuggle up with a book, a fine day for make-believe, until . . . the sun bursts through the clouds! Now it's a great day to fly a kite, the perfect day to ride a bike. No matter what the weather, each ne...


  • It's time! The gates are open, the rides are spinning-come to the fair! Nighttime at the fair is magic with Caldecott Honor-winning author-artist Donald Crews. The sky goes dark and the colored lights begin to flash and sparkle. There are games to pl...


  • Sail AwayIt's a perfect day for sailing. Motor under the bridge, putt . . . putt . . . putt past the lighthouse, put up the sails, and whoosh! But watch out for a change in the weather. Seas will swell and waves will crash before you sail back home. ...


  • The train tracks ran right by Bigmama's house in Cottondale, and the children were warned to stay off the tracks. But one night they were late, and the tracks were a shortcut, so they started off. And when there was no turning back, they heard the tr...






  • All the color and action of liners, tankers, tugs, barges, ferryboats, and fireboats in a harbor are presented in this exciting visual adventure. "Harbor is a picture book, and a great one at that. Every library will want it."--School Library Journal...



  • """Showing the same dynamic energy and brilliant colors as in Freight Train and Truck, the author-artist conveys the breathless anticipation and delighted enjoyment generated by a parade.""--Horn Book."...


  • First published in 1968, Ten Black Dots is a counting book, a book of simple rhymes, and a book of everyday objects. This "bright, clean-lined counting book features remarkable colors and textures."--Childhood Education....





  • "Truck is written and illustrated by the celebrated creator of Freight Train, Bigmama''s, School Bus, and many other classic and award-winning picture books for young children. Truck was named a Caldecott Honor Book by the American Library Associatio...


  • Red caboose at the back, orange tank car, green cattle car, purple box car, black tender and a black steam engine . . . freight train.In simple, powerful words and vibrant illustrations, Donald Crews evokes the rolling wheels of that childhood favori...