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Fireman Smallby Wong Herbert Yee
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"Eeny meeny, miny mumpkin . . . Which of you will be my pumpkin?" "You're it!" Mouse pointed. and#12288; The two fine friends pick their favorite pumpkins to prepare for the pumpkin carving contest that is very, very soon. Mole carves his pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern--triangles for the eyes and nose and a smile with two perfectly square teeth! But then, he worries: will Mouse copy his carved design? But, fear not! In the end, the friends share a story and, together, they use their creativity to costume up for a very sweet finale. Theodore Seuss Geisel Honor Award WinnerWong Herbert Yee is a master of combining text and illustration for this age group. His onomatopoeic language paired with his vibrantly stylized illustrations make for an early reader series that is both artful and accessible.
Fireman small has a busy day rescuing people and fighting fires . . . and it's not over yet. Just as he's preparing for a good night's sleep, the fire bell rings yet again.
"Rhymed verse and tidy watercolors describe how a fireman rescues Farmer Pig's cat and all the other animals in town."
About the Author
'Wong Herbert Yee was born in Detroit, Michigan. He received his B. F. A. from Wayne State University and currently works as a graphic artist in Troy, Michigan. His daughter\'s early development of a sense of humor amused and inspired Yee enough to write and illustrate Eek! There\'s a Mouse in the House. Since then Yee has gone on to write and illustrate many more beloved picture books including Fireman Small.'
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