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The Firefighters

The Firefighters

Jack, Mia, the narrator and their teacher, Mrs Iverson, are pretending to be firefighters. They zoom through the playground in their pretend fire engines and save the imaginary Lulu's Ice Creamery from destruction. Just when they think their adventure is over, a real fire engine ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781921529498
Barcode 9781921529498
Published 1 April 2010 by Walker Books Australia
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Whiting, Sue
Illustrated by Rawlins, Donna
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ISBN-13 9781921529498
ISBN-10 1921529490
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Walker Books Australia
Imprint Walker Books Australia
Publication Date 1 April 2010
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Whiting, Sue
Illustrated by Rawlins, Donna
Category General Picture Books
Australian
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 230mm
Height: 263mm
Spine: 4mm
Weight 186g
Interest Age 2-6 years
Reading Age 2-6 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code A823.00;823.92
Catalogue Code NZ505349

Description of this Book

Jack, Mia, the narrator and their teacher, Mrs Iverson, are pretending to be firefighters. They zoom through the playground in their pretend fire engines and save the imaginary Lulu's Ice Creamery from destruction. Just when they think their adventure is over, a real fire engine with real firefighters on board arrives for a surprise visit.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review From its appealing cover onwards this book is a treasure trove of delights * Bookseller+Publisher * Highly recommended for both enjoyment and instruction * Magpies * *s the sort of book that will have parents saying EE-ORRR! EEE-ORRR! In their sleep! * The Courier Mail * Sue Whiting gives a familiar theme a fresh treatent in The Firefighters and her energetic, fast-paced text is well complemented by Donna Rawlins' vibrant illustrations. * The Sound Telegraph * This is a great read-aloud with sound effects and dialogue that invite dramatisation. * Otago Daily Times *

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Author's Bio

After developing a passion for children's literature as a primary school teacher, Sue Whiting now works full time in the field she loves, dividing her time between working as a children's book editor and writing stories for young people. Sue has had almost sixty children's books published, ranging from rhyming romping verse for the very young to novels for pre-teens. For more information about the author, please visit her website: www.suewhiting.com Donna Rawlins was born in Melbourne Australia. She has worked in Publishing (in house and freelance) as a designer, editor, illustrator and writer since 1979 and has taught (part-time) illustration and graphic design in tertiary and TAFE since 1983. Donna tours and lectures regularly in Australia and internationally, running workshops for students, teachers, librarians and is actively involved in voluntary work dedicated to children's literature and early childhood intervention for children with special needs.

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