Thursday, September 17, 2015

The Firefighter by Jenny Goebel - ADVISABLE

Goebel, Jenny  The Firefighter  Illustrated by Alessandra Psacharopulo Grosset and Dunlop, 2015 (Penguin).  $3.99  PICTURE BOOK  Content: G.   

A firefighter wakes up to the alarm that there is a fire nearby.  He and his crew get their gear on and go to the building that is on fire.  When they arrive they learn that a puppy is trapped inside.  The fireman goes in a rescues the puppy.  When the fire has been contained, the crew takes the puppy home and he is the new firehouse dog.  

 This is a cute story that will capture any little reader's attention that is interested in firefighters.  The pictures are pastel and simple.  The story is only 1-2 sentences per page and rhymes.  This is a great addition to any young reader's collection. 

PREK, EL (K-3)-ADVISABLE.  Reviewer, C. Peterson.

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