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Elliot's Fire Truck

Elliot's Fire Truck

by Andrea Beck
     
 

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Elliot Moose is on the loose once more. As he jumps aboard his bright red fire truck and takes off to the next rescue, he feels courageous. All his friends want to ride on the truck and be firefighters too. Nobody wants to be rescued. One by one, Elliot’s friends climb aboard until there is no more room on the truck. When suddenly they all need a

Overview

Elliot Moose is on the loose once more. As he jumps aboard his bright red fire truck and takes off to the next rescue, he feels courageous. All his friends want to ride on the truck and be firefighters too. Nobody wants to be rescued. One by one, Elliot’s friends climb aboard until there is no more room on the truck. When suddenly they all need a rescue for real, it is his two youngest and smallest friends who save the day. This lively new addition to the Elliot Moose series is a charming tale of friendship and fair play.

Editorial Reviews

Tacoma School District #10
"A good book for teachers to use to help teach friendship and working together."
Puget Sound Council for Reviewing Children's Media
"Soft colored-pencil illustrations on a white background beautifully tell this story of toy animals playing firemen...[A] charming story most preschoolers would enjoy."
CM Magazine
"A feel-good tale with a happy ending...A sweet tale with an important message of inclusion and fair play. Recommended."
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"Beautifully written and illustrated, Elliot's Fire Truck will keep young readers engaged from start to finish."
The Horn Book Magazine
"Offers a gentle message about fair play...Beck's soft and fluffy illustrations temper the story's drama."
Quill & Quire
"This lively addition to the beloved Elliot Moose series depicts Elliot and his friends in full action mode. Andrea Beck's colourful illustrations evoke the imagined outside world."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781459802568
Publisher:
Orca Book Publishers
Publication date:
06/01/2012
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
32
File size:
22 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Read an Excerpt

Elliot Moose jumped aboard his bright red fire truck. "Fire Chief Elliot to the rescue!" he yelled. He cranked up the siren, strapped on his helmet, and with a mighty push he rolled into the hall.

Today Elliot was a firefighter, and he felt courageous!

Meet the Author

Andrea Beck is the author/illustrator of the popular book series and TV show, Elliot Moose. Andrea is known for creating earnest characters that inhabit a world of warmth and friendship, appealing to children and parents alike. Beck draws upon her childhood memories to create stories that speak deeply to children. Beck studied at OCAD, York University and the University of Toronto and began her career as a toy designer. Her award-winning designs were featured in Canadian media and sold from coast to coast. Later, reading to her children, Beck was inspired by picturebooks and she began to write. Beck lives in Unionville, ON, with her two sons, her beagle Tillie and about 30 goldfish in the backyard pond.

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