Fire Engines

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Puffin Books, 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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Told from a child's point of view, this book is all about that most fabulous of machines: the fire engine. Ladder trucks, pumper trucks, fire-engine boats, firehouse ambulances, and the chief's red car - all driven by dashing dalmations - are portrayed in pictures as bright and fun as toys.

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User Review  - AnneJohnson - LibraryThing

Fire Engines by Anne Rockwell is an informative children’s book. It informs the reader of what a fire truck looks like as well as what the components on a fire truck do. For example, “Pumper trucks ... Read full review

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User Review  - ccbell - LibraryThing

Fire Engines would be a book that I would expose my students to when we are discussing possible career choices and how important fire engines and fire fighters are to out community. Read full review

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About the author (1993)

ANNE ROCKWELL is a beloved author of over 100 books for young readers, including Big Wheels, The Toolbox, Backyard Bear, and Little Shark. She was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1934, but spent much of her childhood traveling throughout the United States. By the time she was eighteen she was living on her own in New York City, working and attending art classes at night. Her first book, Paul and Arthur Search for the Egg, was published in 1964, and she's been creating books for children ever since. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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