Emergency Vehicles

Overview

Transportation Around the World examines different forms of transportation that are in use around the world. Each book looks at what the form of transportation is, how it works, and where it is used. Examples of many different vehicles are looked at in terms of what makes them special. The examples range from the everyday to the extraordinary.

Emergency Vehicles looks at vehicles that rescue people in different situations. Lifeboats travel across rough water to sinking ships. ...

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Overview

Transportation Around the World examines different forms of transportation that are in use around the world. Each book looks at what the form of transportation is, how it works, and where it is used. Examples of many different vehicles are looked at in terms of what makes them special. The examples range from the everyday to the extraordinary.

Emergency Vehicles looks at vehicles that rescue people in different situations. Lifeboats travel across rough water to sinking ships. Helicopters rescue people that ambulances can't reach. Special planes fly people in remote areas to the hospital.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781432902100
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Publication date: 8/28/2007
  • Series: Transportation Around the World Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 6 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.31 (w) x 8.55 (h) x 0.13 (d)

Table of Contents

What Is an Emergency Vehicle?     4
Special Parts     6
Old Emergency Vehicles     8
Where Emergency Vehicles Are Used     10
Police Patrol Cars     12
Ambulances     14
Flying Doctors     16
Rescue Helicopters     18
Lifeboats     20
Fire Engines     22
Water Bombers     24
Airport Fire Engines     26
Tow Trucks     28
Timeline     30
Glossary     31
Find Out More     32
Index     32
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