If you're unfamiliar with these works below, and you have young children in your life (preschool through early elementary), then make haste to the library to check these out! (Listed in order of publication)
Choo Choo: The Story of a Little Engine Who Ran Away (1937)
Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel (1938)
The Little House (1942; Caldecott Medal)
Maybelle the Cable Car (1952)
Katy and the Big Snow (1971)
What is YOUR favorite Virginia Lee Burton picture book?
cover images thanks to goodreads