My Mom Is a Firefighter by Lois G. Grambling

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Every little boy has a hero. Billy's happens to be his mom.

Billy has two families—his mom and dad, and his firehouse "uncles," who work with his mom. Having a firehouse family is lots of fun. But Billy also knows that firefighters have an important job to do, protecting people and putting out fires. To get the job done right, they all have to work as a team—even Billy can lend a hand!

From award-winning author Lois G. Grambling and New York Times bestselling illustrator Jane Manning comes a heartfelt story of a little boy who wants to be just like his mom when he grows up.

 

About Lois G. Grambling

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Lois G. Grambling has written numerous award-winning picture books, including Can I Have a Stegosaurus, Mom? Can I? Please!?, illustrated by H. B. Lewis; The Witch Who Wanted to be a Princess, illustrated by Judy Love; and Daddy Will be There, illustrated by Walter G. Kessel. She lives in upstate New York with her husband, Arthur. Jane Manning is the illustrator of dozens of children's books, including the I Can Read Book Baa-Choo! by Sarah Weeks and the New York Times bestselling The Witch Who Was Afraid of Witches by Alice Low. She currently lives in Deep River, Connecticut.
 
Published January 1, 2007 by HarperCollins. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The pleading voice of the title belongs to an impish boy, baseball cap worn backwards, who negotiates fiercely.

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Finally, a picture book about a young boy who wants to grow up to be just like his mom who is a firefighter.

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of My Mom Is a Firefighter

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Any kid interested in what life in a firehouse is like will enjoy the details about the pole the firefighters slide down, their communal meals, and how they fight fires.

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