Fire Truck vs. Dragon

Contributors

By Chris Barton

Illustrated by Shanda McCloskey

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$17.99

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$22.99 CAD

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  1. Hardcover $17.99 $22.99 CAD
  2. ebook $9.99 $12.99 CAD

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Can a Fire Truck and a Dragon be friends? Find out in this new companion to the household favorite Shark vs. Train!

It’s the wackiest rivalry ever, when the fire-breathing ruler of the skies and the fearless fire truck go head to head in an epic battle of fire vs water! Who will win?

But wait, is it actually a competition?

Their rivalry takes unexpected turns as these two unlikely friends face off at a campfire, a birthday party, and more with unexpected results. Who will you root for?

With playful illustrations and charming text, Fire Truck vs Dragon gives readers an unexpected twist on a would-be rivalry, turned friendship.

  • "A friendship story for the young and vicious."
    Kirkus
  • *"Frustrated expectations have seldom been so funny; Barton's misdirections are beautifully timed, and McCloskey's digitally enhanced pencil-and-watercolor drawings are bright and exuberant."
    Publishers Weekly, starred review
  • "This book teaches readers toexpress and appreciate differences, value unlikely and unexpected friendships, and be proud of yourself and your loved ones for things you succeed at."
    Booklist
  • "Sure to be a favorite at bedtime and storytime."
    BCCB

On Sale
Mar 10, 2020
Page Count
40 pages
ISBN-13
9780316522137

Chris Barton

About the Author

Chris Barton is the author of books including bestseller Shark vs. Train, the Mighty Truck series, and acclaimed nonfiction such as The Day-Glo Brothers, Whoosh! and What Do You Do with a Voice Like That? Chris lives in Austin, Texas, where he has advocated for greater diversity in children's literature by cofounding the Modern First Library program with BookPeople. For more information about him, please visit http://www.chrisbarton.info.
 
Shanda (rhymes with panda) McCloskey is the author-illustrator of the STEM-friendly tales: DOLL-E 1.0 and T-BONE THE DRONE. She studied art in Atlanta and New York City, and now lives in Ball Ground, GA with two cool daughters, an awesome husband, and a scruffy dog named Jovie. Shanda loves visiting schools and invites you to visit and download free activities at ShandaMc.com.

 

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Shanda McCloskey

About the Illustrator

Shanda McCloskey was inspired to develop the determined, creative characters of Charlotte (Doll-E 1.0) and Lucas (T-Bone the Drone) by the entrepreneurial spirit of her family members and by watching her inventive children play with their toys. Shanda lives near Atlanta, Georgia, and invites you to visit her at shandamc.com.

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