Picture Books to Read Aloud for Fire Safety Week

Fire Prevention Week is October 3rd to October 9th and this year’s theme is Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety! Is it a beep? A chirp? A siren? What does it all mean? Visit the National Fire Prevention Association for a wealth of resources and activities to help make learning about fire safety fun for all.

We’ve got you covered with a fun set of read alouds that will bring fire engines and firefighter sounds to life!

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Ask a Firefighter
by Cottage Door Press

What is a firefighters job? Read along to hear the sounds of a firefighters day and learn all about how they keep us safe. The sounds of the piano pair with the real life sound of firefighters fighting fires. From firehose sprays, to whistles and sizzles, this book is packed with action!

Fire Trucks
by Bellwether Media

With lights flashing and siren blaring, a fire truck can make a dramatic entrance. And it often has to. There are fires to put out and people to save! The bright red rescue machines featured in this title will capture the full attention of young readers with superhero music for a superhero vehicle!

Dragons Love Tacos and The Sequel
by Adam Rubin

If these delightful dragons were in charge, every day would be a Taco Tuesday. Smothered in cheese or stuffed with beef, they believe every taco is a tasty taco—unless it is spicy! Energetic music joins the sounds of dragons as they munch their way through their favorite snack.

We’ll Keep Safe
by Janet Wong

Working together and paying attention during school safety drills lets everyone feel prepared and calm. Encourage cooperation and diligence with this simple poem and its soothing music that helps assuage fears. Free ebook available in app.

Download the Novel Effect app for free to bring these books to life with music and sounds that respond to your voice.

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