The Fire Cat

Paperback | September 7, 1983

byEsther Averill

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Pickles the fire cat to the rescue!

Pickles is a young cat with big paws who wishes to do big things with them! When he's adopted by the local firehouse, Pickles works hard to be a good fire cat. He learns to jump on a fire truck. He learns to help put out a fire, and he even helps out in a rescue.

Beginning readers will cheer as Pickles gets his wish and finds something big to do with his paws. With sweet illustrations from author-illustrator Esther Averill, this Level One I Can Read book is perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.

 

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In this book of the 'I Can Read Book' series, living at Hook & Ladder Co. 7 is hard work for a cat. But when Pickles is adopted by the people at the firehouse, this little cat makes big plans: to be the best fire cat ever.

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Pickles the fire cat to the rescue!Pickles is a young cat with big paws who wishes to do big things with them! When he's adopted by the local firehouse, Pickles works hard to be a good fire cat. He learns to jump on a fire truck. He learns to help put out a fire, and he even helps out in a rescue. Beginning readers will cheer as Pickle...

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Pickles is a young cat with big paws and big plans. But all he can find to do is chase other cats, until he is adopted by the local firehouse.Knowing that this is his chance to do big things, Pickles works hard to be a good fire cat. He learns to jump on a fire truck. He learns to help put out a fire, and he even helps out in a rescue!...

Esther Averill is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the well-known Cat Club stories about Jenny Linsky and her friends.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.19 inPublished:September 7, 1983Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064440389

ISBN - 13:9780064440387

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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From Our Editors

In this book of the 'I Can Read Book' series, living at Hook & Ladder Co. 7 is hard work for a cat. But when Pickles is adopted by the people at the firehouse, this little cat makes big plans: to be the best fire cat ever.

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"Quiet, captivating text...precise, beautiful watercolor illustrations...a lovely story with lots of child appeal." (School Library Journal)