Fire Engine Man (Hardcover)

By Andrea Zimmerman, David Clemesha, Andrea Zimmerman (Illustrator)

Henry Holt & Company, 9780805079050, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 17, 2007



Calling all preschoolers grab a hose and ladder it's time to put out fires

"Alarm rings. Lights flash. Sirens sound FIRE "

Here comes the fire engine man. Dressed from head to toe in special gear, he drives his trusty fire truck to the scene and puts the fire out. It's all in a day's work for this brave firefighter.

Told in simple words from a little boy's point of view, this action-packed picture book celebrates a child's world of adventure.

About the Author

Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha are married and have created several children's books together, including Digger Man and Trashy Town, an ALA Notable Book. Zimmerman was born in Ohio and grew up in New York, Utah and California. When she was young, she loved exploring nature, reading comic books, and riding her horse. She studied fine arts for children in college, then later went back to school at UCLA and became a dentist. Clemesha grew up in England and moved to the United States when he was 16. He always loved playing tennis, drawing and reading. He studied English in college and became an elementary school teacher. Zimmerman and Clemesha live in San Diego, California, with their three sons.

Praise For Fire Engine Man

"In creamy colors, the cheery paints depict sturdy firefighters and proud engines.... this pint-sized career guide will kindle young imaginations."
--Kirkus Reviews "Zimmerman and Clemesha present a warm, friendly story.... Bright, cheerful pictures will engage young readers."
--Children's Literature "Fans of ... transportation stories will love this one."
--School Library Journal