Garrett the Firefighter is a wonderful story about one eventful night at the fire station experienced through the eyes of a little boy, Garrett, and his faithful fire dog, Flip-Over. Follow Garrett and Flip-Over as they respond to fires, save kitties stuck in trees, and become the heroes of their little town. Based on the real life experiences of author and professional firefighter, Joe Garces, Garrett the Firefighter colorfully portrays the childhood fantasy of growing up to be a real live firefighter. Originally a song the author would sing to his firefighter-loving oldest son each night before bed, Garrett the Firefighter combines catchy lyrics with the beautiful and whimsical watercolors of illustrator, Bethaney Abercrombie, in a delightful adventure children are bound to enjoy. A graduate of Southern Utah University with a degree in Elementary Education, author Joe Garces is the father of three little boys who all happen to be crazy about the fire service. After several years of teaching, Joe is currently a professional firefighter for the Oxnard City Fire Department, in Southern California. Joe, and his wonderful wife Taira, live in Santa Paula, California with their three boys Tyler, Ryan, and of course, Garrett.Garrett the Firefighter is a wonderful story about one eventful night at the fire station experienced through the eyes of a little boy, Garrett, and his faithful fire dog, Flip-Over.
|Title||:||Garrett the Firefighter|
|Author||:||Joseph Louis Garces, III, Bethaney Abercrombie|
|Publisher||:||Dog Ear Publishing - 2008-09|