DK Readers L1 (Paperback)

Jobs People Do: A Day in the Life of a Firefighter (DK Readers Level 1)

By Linda Hayward

DK Children, 9780789473653, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 28, 2001

Other Editions of This Title:
Prebound (3/28/2001)
Paperback (10/1/2001)

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A Level 1 DK Reader that accurately portrays a day in the life of a real firefighter, perfect for young children who are just learning to read.

The fire alarm goes off! Rob Green and the other firefighters go into action. Is there time to save a little girl's dog? Find out in DK Readers: Jobs People Do — A Day in the Life of a Firefighter (Level 1: Beginning to Read).

Perfect for 3–5 year-olds learning to read, Level 1 titles contain short, simple sentences with an emphasis on frequently used words. Stunning photographic images with labels provide visual clues to introduce and reinforce vocabulary.

About the Author

Linda Hayward was an elementary school teacher before entering publishing thirty years ago. She was director of educational publishing at Golden Books, where she managed the workbook line and started the Road to Reading series. At Random House, she managed the Step into Reading series and started the First Stepping Stones series. She has written over 100 books for children under 10, 49 of which are Readers. She also conceived and wrote the Dr. Seuss Beginner Fun Books. Ms. Hayward lives in Naples, Florida.