Spend a day with real-life emergency service heroes . . . and be inspired to make a difference!
Have you ever wondered what equipment a firefighter takes into a blazing fire? Or what tools a surgeon uses to perform a life-saving operation? Or what gear a mountain rescuer needs on a 13,000-foot-high peak? Meet real-life emergency service workers from across the world as they share with you a day in their lives. Taking you to the heart of the heroes who help us, from Cecilia the Nurse and Koen the Lifeguard to Tamika the Veterinarian, this uplifting nonfiction picture book showcases the amazing work they do, the incredible skills they have, and the important equipment they need to save a life.
A book that opens up opportunities for young readers to talk about interesting careers, diversity, and positive role models, with a foreword by the New York Fire Department’s first Black, female deputy chief Tonya Boyd! Illustrated by Little People, Big Dreams series artist Ana Albero, these charming depictions of everyday heroes show that the future of our world starts here . . . with you!
About the Author
Eryl Nash is a children’s book editor and author living in Wales. She is the author of more than 30 children’s books and the editor of many more. Nash specializes in nonfiction titles, from space pop-up books to dinosaur dictionaries, and loves nothing more than seeing exciting ideas about science, history and nature come to life. Ana Albero was born in Alicante, Spain. She studied visual communication at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, and illustration at the University of the Arts Berlin. She is now based in Berlin, where she works primarily in graphite and colored pencil and creates vibrant textured images inspired by old pictures and movies. She is the illustrator of The People Awards and Little People, Big Dreams: Coco Chanel.
"Bright, eye-catching illustrations—along with photographs—capture details from the lives of these heroes. . .An excellent addition to nonfiction collections for children, sure to inspire young readers to explore these and other lifesaving careers." — Booklist