KIDS STORYTIME: Linda Ashman presents FIRE CHIEF FRAN, I LIKE THIS YOU LIKE THAT, and WILLIAM'S WINTER NAP
Saturday, November 26, 2022 - 11:00 am
Join us for an in-person storytime session with beloved local author Linda Ashman. All are welcome to this free event.
Fire Chief Fran is ready to help! Featuring a strong female role model, a huge fire truck, and an action-packed story, this read-aloud is a dynamic introduction to a day in the life of a firefighter. Follow along as Fire Chief Fran and her team respond not only to fires, but also to injuries, blocked roads, and more. With an irresistible rhyming text, acclaimed author Linda Ashman celebrates the many ways that firefighters help their communities. The book concludes with an author’s note that is packed with further fascinating information about firefighters, their equipment, their fire trucks, their training, and more
Linda Ashman’s many acclaimed picture books—more than 40 to date—have been included on the “best of the year” lists of The New York Times, Bank Street College of Education, Children’s Choices, the New York Public Library and more, and have been translated into many languages. Her latest book, Fire Chief Fran, received starred reviews from School Library Journal and Kirkus, which wrote, “This book is on fire!” Linda lives in Chapel Hill with her husband, Jack Hicks, and their dog Stella.