Kids learn early that ambulances are important vehicles. They help save people who are in medical danger by bringing them to hospitals. This book will teach kids what they might not know about ambulances the rules of driving them, the skills of the paramedics, and the equipment in the back that helps save lives.
A coast guard serves a nation s waters by providing assistance to boats and enforcing that nation s laws. In order to do these important tasks, coast guard boats are designed to be fast and maneuverable. Kids will get to know more about these boats special features, such as inflatable hulls, and learn about some boats special tasks, like breaking ice.
Kids can t help but look and be amazed as a fire engine comes blaring down the street. There are several different types of fire trucks, each suited for different tasks. Kids will learn about the ladder truck, the pumper engine, and more. They will also learn about the equipment in the trucks that helps firefighters do their jobs to protect lives and property.
Fires just don't occur on land, but fire engines can't travel over the sea. Fire boats meet the need of fire protection on water, and kids will be interested to learn how they pump water directly from the sea in order to save vessels and prevent widespread damage. Kids will also learn that fire boats do more than put out fires; they can serve as rescue boats and ambulances.
From an early age, kids are taught that police officers help protect everyone and keep cities and towns safe. The police car is an important tool in that job, but kids might not typically see the inside of one. In this book, kids will learn that a police car is stronger than a civilian car, and they will also learn about the tools inside the car, such as a radio and a computer, that help police officers do their work well.
Rescue helicopters can reach dangerous or remote places better than other vehicles, and they can perform rescue work over land or water. Kids will learn how a helicopter search-and-rescue mission works, including facts about the helicopter and descriptions of how the helicopter team works together to save someone in distress.