by Esther Averill | Grades: 1-3 | Ages: 4-8 | Lexile Level: 490
About The Fire Cat by Esther Averill
When Pickles, a yellow cat with black spots, is rescued from a tree by firemen, he goes to live at the firehouse.
Pickles is a young cat with big paws who wishes to do big things with them! When he's adopted by the local firehouse, Pickles works hard to be a good fire cat. He learns to jump on a fire truck. He learns to help put out a fire, and he even helps out in a rescue.
Beginning readers will cheer as Pickles gets his wish and finds something big to do with his paws.
Biographical Note About Esther Averill
Esther Averill (1902-1992) is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the well-known Cat Club stories about Jenny Linsky and her friends.