Tuesday, September 30, 2014

15 Fire Safety Books for Kids

It's Book Talk Tuesday, Friends!

Fire Prevention Week is October 5-11 so this week is all about Fire Prevention! 
Here are 15 fun books to use with your kiddos!



Arthur's Fire Drill by Marc Brown
 Arthur and DW have always been two of my favorites!
In this Arthur book, DW is afraid of fire drills so big brother comes to the rescue!
Funny and informative!


Clifford the Firehouse Dog by Norman Brimwell
 Clifford is a staple in first grade classrooms! 
In this story, Clifford and Emily Elizabeth visit Clifford's brother at the firehouse. 
Of course, Clifford adds fun as he helps the firefighters!

Curious George and the Fire Fighters by H.A. Rey
 Another staple in our class! 
Sweet George is visiting the firehouse and wants to help!
My firsties love Curious George!
Funny little read!

A Day at the Fire Station by Richard Scarry
 I love Richard Scarry and his Busytown friends!
My students are crazy about his Big Word Book.
In this Scarry book, the Busytown firehouse is being painted as the firefighters try to do their jobs.
Neat book with firefighter facts and Richard Scarry fun!



A Day in the Life of a Firefighter by Linda Hayward
 This nonfiction book is perfect for young readers!
Chock full of photographs and labels, it gives children a real look at the life of firefighters!

Also: A Day in the Life of a Firefighter by Heather Adamson

The Fire Cat by Esther Averill
 It's a classic and one of my favorites!
A sweet cat is adopted by a firehouse and learns how to help the firefighters.

Great book for beginning readers.

The Fire Engine Book by Tibor Gergely
 Maybe it's my childhood, but I love a Little Golden Book!
Kids love this Little Golden that shows firefighters actually fighting a fire!
Teachers will love the retro feel!


Fire! Fire! by Gail Gibbons
 You know you can't go wrong with Gail Gibbons!
Her books are full of information even the smallest learners can understand!

Firefighters A to Z by Chris Demarest
 I love a thematic alphabet book!
This one is great for introducing fire safety vocabulary to kiddos!
The boys, especially, love this one!



I Want to be a Firefighter by Dan Liebman
 This series of books about occupations gives children a look at real jobs.
Most kiddos are fascinated by firefighters.
This book shows them the real thing!
Miss Mingo and the Fire Dog by Jamie Harper 
In the second book about Miss Mingo, she teaches her animal students about fire safety.
Miss Mingo gives us fire prevention tips and animal facts.
Cute read!


 In this funny story, a little girl teaches a fire-breathing dragon all about fire safety.

 Poinsettia and the Firefighters by Felecia Bond
 Poinsettia conquers her fear of the dark and helps save the neighborhood
 in this sweet story by Felecia Bond.


Sparky the Fire Dog by Don Hoffman
 Sparky is the official spokesdog for the National Fire Protection Association,
and this book about Sparky has a ton of information kids and adults need to know!

Stop, Drop, and Roll: A Book about Fire Safety by Marjory Cuyler
 Jessica, the worrywart from 100th Day Worries,
is at it again in this book about fire safety.
Kids love these books by Marjory Cuyler.


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All the links here are Amazon affiliate links, but these books are available on other sites, as well.

2 comments:

  1. Great suggestions! Thanks for the list!

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    1. You are so welcome, Alicia! Children's books are my love! Hope you found something you like!
      Have a great week!
      Laura

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