Barnes & Nobel Lgr. Hardcover Size: 8 3/4" x 11 1/4" with 43 pgs. of fantastic, colorful illustrations. This book offers a wealth of infomation to youngsters who want to learn about fire trucks and fire fighting. The information and very readable text includes descriptions of fire trucks and their functions, firefighting equipment, the people involved in fire fighting, and a typical account of a fire fighter's night on the job. Each page is realistically illustrated with accurately detailed, full-color paintings. Here is an exciting look at fire trucks and fire fighting that is sure to interest young readers of all ages.
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Grade 1-4Of these two oversized books, . . .Fire Trucks and Fire Fighting is the better. The full-color illustrations are sharper, the text clearer and more economical, and women are included as fire fighters in both text and pictures. The book provides an historical overview of fire fighting; shows kinds of fire trucks and their functions, including fireboats, paramedic units and fire fighting equipment; it also traces a typical night at a firehouse. . . .Trucks touches on a wide variety of vehicles, small and large, and records, in cartoon style, a typical truck driver's journey. Bookmobiles, motor homes, andNASA's crawler transporter are all included.Connie Tyrrell Burns, Portland Public Library, Maine
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Book Description Barnes & Noble Books, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110760704538
Book Description Barnes & Noble Books, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB0760704538