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A Fire Engine for Ruthie

Written by Leslea Newman & illustrated by Cyd Moore
Published by Clarion Books
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Aug 23, 2004
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4-7
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Ruthie loves to visit Nana, but they don’t always like to play with the same things. Ruthie loves fire engines and motorcycles, while Nana loves dolls and dress-up clothes. Nana’s neighbor, Brian, gets to play with fire engines and motorcycles. So why doesn’t Ruthie? Energetic illustrations capture the loving relationship between Ruthie and Nana in this insightful and sensitive story.

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This is a really sweet story about a grandmother and granddaughter coming to understand each other and reaching across their differences in taste to be aware of each other’s feelings!

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Who Wrote A Fire Engine for Ruthie

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Leslea Newman

Leslea Newman has written many books both for children and adults, including Where Is Bear?, Cats! Cats! Cats! and Hachiko Waits. She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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Who Illustrated A Fire Engine for Ruthie

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Cyd Moore

Cyd Moore has illustrated many books for children, including the Stinky Face series. She lives in Michigan with her family. Visit her at www.cydmoore.com.<br>

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780618159895
Publication Date:
August 23, 2004
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0618159894

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