Children love cars – in all shapes, sizes, colors, types. It is difficult to find a toddler who does not love vehicles. Listed below are some of the most loved car books for kids. From toddler car stories to books for curious 10-year-olds and everything in between.
car books for kids – The Ultimate List (Toddlers-Tweens)
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Here is a great collection of fascinating car books for kids.
You can find them in your local library or nearby bookstores. If they are unavailable locally, you can click on the links or images below to purchase from Amazon.
Toddlers & Preschoolers
Race Car Dreams is the perfect bedtime story for the car-crazy little ones. The cute story narrates how a race car gets ready for bed after a tiring day in the fast lane.
It washes its rims, fills its tummy with oils, and chooses a book about speed before drifting away. (Ages 0-3 years)
Cool Cars provides a simple introduction to cars for young kids. Read about their functionality and learn about commonly used words. Look at pics of race cars, limousines, and more.
Animals in the driver seat cruising down the street are sure to excite young readers. The board book format is suitable for toddlers & preschoolers. (Ages 3-5 years)
Cars Go board book is part of the popular Vehicles Go series. Police car, sports car, monster-truck – it has a total of 8 types of cars in it.
The book is interactive and the pictures are bright. Ready 1,2,3 start – honk, clank, vroom, and zoom with your baby or toddlers. (Ages 0-3 years)
Cool Fact: About 165,000 cars are produced every day worldwide.
ABC’s For Future Race Car Drivers. A for Axile, C for Clutch – practice ABCs with your little one while talking about car parts. An exciting alphabet book for both kids and adults. (Ages 2-5 years)
Counting Cars board book is for vehicle crazy young kids. Children are encouraged to identify the cars as per the theme and count. There are in total 7 themes – covering family cars, schools buses, trucks, etc. (Ages 2-4 years)
Disney Pixar Cars 3 has 13 interactive buttons bringing the popular show characters to life. The character included – Lightning McQueen, Cruz Ramirez, Miss Fritter, and more.
The story is simple and easy to read. The sound buttons make reading fun for kids. (Ages 3-7 years)
Age 5-8 Years
It’s all about .., Cool Cars has all the coolest and fastest cars featured in it. Supercars, rally racers, cars that fly, even the earliest automobiles – everything a car enthusiast would love to read about.
Check out the bite-sized facts along with detailed colorful pictures. (Ages 5-9 years)
Car Science has everything about cars a child would love to know. Read the history- starting from the invention of cars, to the future eco-friendly ones.
With diagrams, graphics, cutaways understand how different parts of cars function. Created by Top Gear‘s Richard Hammond, this chapter book is a must-read. (Ages 7-10 years)
Cool Fact: An average car has 30,000 parts.
Engines! How Do Car Engines Work is for the inquisitive early elementary kids. Read and understand the working for a car engine. Real pictures along with one-two lines explanations on each page, make it an easy read for beginner readers. (Ages 4-8 years)
Ages 9-12 Years
Car from DK Eyewitness Books is suitable for a whole family read-aloud. Time travel and read about cars evolution from horse-carriage, elegant classics to modern age sleek models.
Read about the story of each car and get a detailed overview of each one of them. A perfect book for tweens to get in-depth knowledge. (Ages 8-12 years)
Car Emblem Coloring Book makes coloring fun for car enthusiasts. It contains logos from each of the popular global car companies. Identify brands, color, and learn. (Ages 4-12 years)
How Are Supercars Made? is strictly for supercar enthusiasts. Children will learn about the technology that powers these road kings. Read about the behind-the-scenes production parts. The writing is aimed at the beginner level. (Ages 8-12 years)
More Cars For Kids
These STEM toys will make your little one’s learning about cars interesting. Click on the image for details.
Check out these cool car toys for kids.