Discover a treasure trove of beautifully illustrated books with our new series, G+D Vintage! Featuring books from our Wonder Books line originally published in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, there’s something for every reader in these timeless stories accompanied by classic illustrations.
The little red fire engine wants a big job—but he’s quite little! After putting out small sparks at a big fire and stopping flames in a wastebasket, he realizes that he’s perfectly suited to solve little problems of all kinds.
Jane Flory 91917-2005) wrote and illustrated many children’s books from the 1940s into the early 1980s. Her work includes dozens of colorful picture books as well as several novels. She earned her degree from the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art in 1939 and later became the school’s evening division director.