Dot The Fire Dog by Lisa Desimini

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There are few things more fascinating than fire trucks and the firefighters that race to the scenes of emergencies in them. This lively picture book captures all the excitement of a firehouse by presenting a day in the life of Dot—a romping Dalmatian firedog!

About Lisa Desimini

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Desimini has created oil paintings as well as multimedia art for numerous children's books and adult book jackets.
Published January 1, 2001 by Scholastic Book Services. 18 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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While the firefighters tackle the rather tidy blaze and rescue an old resident, Dot carries out his slippers, then goes back to bring out a kitten, earning a lick on the nose (from the kitten) once the fire is out.

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The fire safety tips at the book's conclusion may be useful for fire safety lessons but, despite the cheery Dalmatian-spotted endpapers, this is a rather antiseptic view of these everyday heroes at work.

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