Tagged with fire truck book

Teaching Children to Read with Books They Love!

Teaching Children to Read Using Things They Love My son and I were talking today and it turns out he’s liked fire trucks for 3 years, since he was one and a half!  I have developed more than 1000 different Mac The Fire Truck stories over the years, and the stories keep evolving as my … Continue reading

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Mac The Fire Truck Video

Mac The Fire Truck video! Happy summer reading days!  I never did get a chance to post this here, so I thought I would…. First, thanks for making the Mac The Fire Truck and The Field Fire (The Adventures of Mac The Fire Truck) giveaway a success!  We rocked it out and got tons of downloads … Continue reading

The Only (or first?) Mac The Fire Truck plush toy!

So I thought I would share this: here is a custom-made, one-of-a-kind, official, Legg Creek Publishing-authorized, Mac The Fire Truck plush toy! It was a Christmas gift for my son in 2011.  It’s hilarious to see him scoot around on Mac’s back…and he’s almost 4!!! 🙂

Fire Truck Books and Literacy for Boys

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted here…just got back from a little family getaway on the Texas Coast! I’m a dork, which is why I was thinking about another post on this website!   I started thinking about what children’s fire truck books do to enhance children’s literacy.  For boys in particular, a fire truck … Continue reading

Where Mac The Fire Truck Came From

I’ve been writing for awhile about fire truck books, so I figured it was time to introduce the reader to the Adventures of Mac The Fire Truck series.   Mac The Fire Truck is a talking fire truck, with eyes behind his windshield and a powerful water cannon on his top.  He lives in an … Continue reading

The Fun of Fire Truck Books!

Fire Truck Books are fun! Fire truck books are part of childhood.  From the picture books full of fun, real-life images, to cartoon fire truck characters, fire trucks books are loved by children of all ages.  One of the most enjoyable parts of childhood is watching fire trucks in parades, either in large cities or … Continue reading