The Fire Cat

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Harper Collins, Sep 7, 1983 - Juvenile Fiction - 64 pages
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Pickles is a young cat with big paws and big plans. But all he can find to do is chase other cats, until he is adopted by the local firehouse.

Knowing that this is his chance to do big things, Pickles works hard to be a good fire cat. He learns to jump on a fire truck. He learns to help put out a fire, and he even helps out in a rescue!

Beginning readers will cheer when Pickle's dream finally comes true.


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User Review  - cewhiteford - LibraryThing

I loved this story as a child and it brought back great memories reading it 15 years later. I love how the author displayed illustrations into the story to help readers easily relate the words to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

Pickles was well on his way to life as a feline delinquent. A cat with big paws and a longing to do big things, the boredom of his aimless, friendless existence as a street-cat had turned him into a ... Read full review


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Esther Averill is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the well-known Cat Club stories about Jenny Linsky and her friends.

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