Filled with photos showing different methods of firefighting, this instruction book tells children how firefighting started and how it continues today. Stunning action photos show fires being tackled on land, at sea and from the air using a variety of equipment. There's even a glimpse of what firefighting might be like in the future.
This is a Band 06/Orange book in the Collins Big Cat reading programme which offers varied text and characters, with action sustained over several pages. This is an information book with a glossary and index included on pages 22 and 23 to aid comprehension. This book supports learning related to geography and citizenship, and will help children identify people who help the community. This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery. For another story in this Collins Big Cat book band for guided reading, try Pompeii (9780007461875) written by Fiona Macdonald and illustrated by Giorgio Bacchin.
This is Book 603 in the Collins Big Cat Series. See all Collins Big Cat books here.
Maureen Haselhurst has written many books for young children and regularly visits schools and libraries. She is based near Newcastle.More about Maureen Haselhurst