It’s another busy day for Stanley and Peggy at the fire station! Fire fighters have to be ready for anything, so they gear up and keep their fire engine in tip-top condition. Oh no, Little Woo’s stuck in a tree! Don’t worry, the fire engine has a tall ladder that reaches as high as the branches. It also has long water hoses, ready to put out fires on this hot, sunny day. When you hear the CLANG! CLANG! CLANG! of the bell, get out of the way! This helpful hamster is on the job!
In this latest addition to the Stanley series, young readers get a fun first glimpse into a firefighter’s routine to learn about preparation and safety. Truck fans will love the gadgets and features of the bright red fire engine, illustrated in William Bee’s signature bold and detailed style. Stanley’s Fire Engine is a joy to read aloud and a perfect salute to our community helpers.
Learn more about fire safety with these helpful tips, and always be prepared like Stanley!
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“It’s no wonder that young children, who crave stability in their lives, relate so strongly to the Stanley the Hamster picture-book series. Beyond their interest in Stanley’s daily activities, kids enjoy the well-structured lines and cheerful colors of the art as well as the steady, reassuring tone of the narrative. An enjoyable read-aloud choice, especially leading up to holidays involving fireworks.” —Booklist
“An adorable hamster, a fire engine, and fireworks: high preschooler appeal.” —Kirkus Reviews
Find Stanley’s Fire Engine this August at your local library, indie bookstore, or Barnes & Noble, and don’t forget to check out the rest of our brand-new Fall 2020 titles as well as our picture books and middle grade titles coming to Peachtree this season in paperback!