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Fire Cat

by Esther Averill  |  Grades: 1-3  |  Ages: 4-8  |  Lexile Level: 490

The Fire Cat by Esther Averill Teacher Guide, Lesson Plans, ActivitiesAbout 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.

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