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Fireman Small
Yee, Wong Herbert.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Houghton Mifflin, 2002.
Physical Description:
1 audiocassette : analog + 1 book (1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.).
General Note:
Side 1 with page turn signals ; Side 2 without page turn signals.

A book accompanies this cassette.
Reading Level:
Ages 3-8.

NP Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.2 0.5 44247.

Reading Counts RC K-2 1.8 1 Quiz: 03940 Guided reading level: J.

Format :
Sound Cassette

Sound Recording


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Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
CASSETTE KIT 1297 Juvenile Media Kit Media Kits
CASSETTE KIT 1297 Juvenile Media Kit Media Kits
CASSETTE KIT 1297 Juvenile Fiction Picture Books

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This resealable package comes with a paperback and a two-sided cassette tape. The professionally narrated audio production includes lively sound effects and original music. Side one includes page-turn signals; side two features an uninterrupted reading.

Author Notes

Wong Herbert Yee lives in Michigan, where he writes and illustrates books for children including the Mouse and Mole series and the Fireman Small series. For a complete list of books by Wong Herbert Yee, visit For more information about Wong, visit his Web site at

Reviews 1

School Library Journal Review

PreS-Gr 2-Fireman Small by Wong Herbert Yee (HM, 1994) is a humorous story about the adventures of a one man fire department. Every time Fireman Small gets into bed, the alarm rings and he has to go out on call. A cat is stuck in the farmer's tree, a young rabbit falls into a well, and the hippopotamus's bakery catches on fire. The last time the door bell rings at Fire Station Number Nine, it is all his animal friends coming to thank the Fireman for saving them. The cassette opens with a welcome to listeners and instructions to listen for a siren sound as the page-turn signal. There are a few background sounds and some electronic music. The male narrator reads clearly and with enough expression to make the story interesting for the youngest audience. This cassette and book will be used again and again in preschool and kindergarten classes, and the plastic carry-along bag is sturdy enough to hold up to the constant handling it will receive.-Linda R. Skeele, Western Elementary School, Georgetown, KY (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.