It's the wackiest rivalry ever, when the fire-breathing ruler of the skies and the fearless fire truck go head to head in an epic battle of fire vs water Who will win? But wait, is it actually a competition? Their rivalry takes unexpected turns as these two unlikely friends face off at a campfire, a birthday party, and more with unexpected results. Who will you root for?
With playful illustrations and charming text, Fire Truck vs Dragon gives readers an unexpected twist on a would-be rivalry, turned friendship.
Author: Chris Barton
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 10.10h x 10.20w x 0.60d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Reading Level: 1.9
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 509943 / Fire Truck vs. Dragon
Publishers Weekly 11/18/2019
Kirkus Reviews 12/01/2019
Booklist 12/15/2019 pg. 101
School Library Journal 01/01/2020 pg. 53
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2020
Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2020 pg. 90
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2020 - Superior,Well Above Average
About the Author
Chris Barton is the author of books including bestseller Shark vs. Train, the Mighty Truck series, and acclaimed nonfiction such as The Day-Glo Brothers, Whoosh! and What Do You Do with a Voice Like That? Chris lives in Austin, Texas, where he has advocated for greater diversity in children's literature by cofounding the Modern First Library program with BookPeople. For more information about him, please visit www.chrisbarton.info.
Shanda (rhymes with panda) McCloskey is the author-illustrator of the STEM-friendly tales: DOLL-E 1.0 and T-BONE THE DRONE. She studied art in Atlanta and New York City, and now lives in Ball Ground, GA with two cool daughters, an awesome husband, and a scruffy dog named Jovie. Shanda loves visiting schools and invites you to visit and download free activities at ShandaMc.com.