Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 2562689039
Synopsis: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Describes the parts of a fire engine and how fire fighters use them to fight fires.
From School Library Journal:
PreS Another companion volume to Rockwell's fine basic transportation series, Fire Engines has all of the merits of the previous books: crisp, bright illustrations in a spectrum of primary colors; a direct, simple text that is personalized by the use of the first person to heighten the appeal to very young children; and solid information conveyed in a picture book format. The earlier volumes are "peopled" with animals (for example, Boats has bears and Trucks is filled with cats). The lively world of Fire Engines is fittingly and amusingly inhabited by dalmatians. The book invites comparison with Gail Gibbon's Fire! Fire! (Crowell, 1984), which is similarly bright and appealing, but which is written for a slightly older audience and therefore conveys more information on fire fighting in different locales, and on points of fire safety. Certainly there is room for both in libraries. Rockwell's book will appeal to the many who, like the young dalmatian in the book, want to be fire fighters when they grow up. Connie Tyrrell Burns, Portland Public Library, Maine
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.
Title: Fire Engines
Publisher: UNSPECIFIED VENDOR
Publication Date: 1986
Book Condition: GOOD
Book Description Viking Childrens Books, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Inscription. Please note this book has an inscription on the inside page. The book is still very readable, and the price has been adjusted accordingly. Thanks. Bookseller Inventory # CHL2186776