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Growing Reader

All Aboard! The Best Books for Kids Who Love Trains

by Iva-Marie Palmer

Train Books for Kids
Photo credit: Thanasis Zovoilis, Taxi Collection/Getty Images

Trains have always conjured a sense of wonder: cross-country journeys, seaside passenger trains in old movies, the long-ago magic of a package making its way from one coast to another by rail. So why shouldn’t they enthrall nearly every child, at least for a little while? Fortunately, there are a wealth of books devoted to trains and their jobs and journeys.

What are your family’s favorite children’s books about trains? Let us know in the comments below!