Linda Ashman is the author of many acclaimed picture books—more than forty to date—and The Nuts and Bolts Guide to Writing Picture Books. Her books have been included on the ‘best of the year’ lists of The New York Times, Children's Choices, the New York Public Library and others, and have been translated into many languages. Linda lives with her family in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. For more information, visit lindaashman.com.
Fire Chief Fran
FOUR STARRED REVIEWS FOR FRAN!
★ Kirkus: "This book is on fire!"
★ Booklist: "[I]nformative, engaging and uncommonly inspiring."
★ Publishers Weekly: "A first -rate portrayal of first responders."
★ School Library Journal: "A must-have for all community-helper collections."
Featuring a strong female role model, a huge fire truck, and an action-packed story, this read-aloud is a dynamic introduction to a day in the life of a firefighter. With an irresistible rhyming text, acclaimed author Linda Ashman celebrates the many ways that firefighters help their communities. The book concludes with an author’s note that is packed with further fascinating information about firefighters, their equipment, their fire trucks, their training, and more.