Hurrying! Helping! Saving!

By Patricia Hubbell; Viviana Garofoli (Illustrator)

Cavendish Square Publishing, Hardcover, 9780761454212, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 2008

Police rush off to start their day. Who know what jobs will come their way Police keep us safe and protect us. They direct traffic, give directions, and provide first aid. The police are our friends A lively text combined with Viviana Garofoli's child-friendly digital illustration show what it is really like to protect and to serve.

About the Author
Patricia Hubbell has been writing poetry since she was eleven years old. In 1998, her ""Wrapping Paper Romp was selected as a"" Parents Magazine Book of the Year. Patricia Hubbell lives with her husband, Harold Hornstein, in Easton, Connecticut, the small town where she was born. Remembering how much their children and grandchildren loved to bounce when they were very young prompted her to write ""Bouncing Time. ""Bouncing is one of the joyous things little kids do,"" she says. ""It reflects their constant enthusiasm.""

Viviana Garofoli has illustrated over 20 children's books and contributed many editorial and textbook illustrations in the US, Argentina, and Puerto Rico. Her exciting career in children's books spans over 15 years.