A fire truck named Red / Randall de Sève ; pictures by Bob Staake.

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      First edition.
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      Summary: "A young boy has his heart set on a brand-new toy fire truck, so he is disappointed when he gets his grandfather's rusty old fire truck, Red, instead. But working together, the boy and his grandfather patch Red right up while Grandpa tells his grandson all about the adventures he had with Red when he was a boy"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • ABNT:
      DE SÈVE, R.; STAAKE, B. A fire truck named Red. First edition. [s. l.]: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2016. ISBN 9780374300739. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.488453. Acesso em: 19 fev. 2020.
    • AMA:
      De Sève R, Staake B. A Fire Truck Named Red. First edition. Farrar Straus Giroux; 2016. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.488453. Accessed February 19, 2020.
    • APA:
      De Sève, R., & Staake, B. (2016). A fire truck named Red (First edition.). Farrar Straus Giroux.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      De Sève, Randall, and Bob Staake. 2016. A Fire Truck Named Red. First edition. Farrar Straus Giroux. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.488453.
    • Harvard:
      De Sève, R. and Staake, B. (2016) A fire truck named Red. First edition. Farrar Straus Giroux. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.488453 (Accessed: 19 February 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      De Sève, R & Staake, B 2016, A fire truck named Red, First edition., Farrar Straus Giroux, viewed 19 February 2020, .
    • MLA:
      De Sève, Randall, and Bob Staake. A Fire Truck Named Red. First edition., Farrar Straus Giroux, 2016. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.488453.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      De Sève, Randall, and Bob Staake. A Fire Truck Named Red. First edition. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2016. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.488453.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      De Sève R, Staake B. A fire truck named Red [Internet]. First edition. Farrar Straus Giroux; 2016 [cited 2020 Feb 19]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.488453


Booklist Reviews 2016 May #2

Rowan wants a shiny new fire engine with flashing lights, a spraying hose, and a wailing siren. Instead, he gets Red, a decrepit vehicle with peeling paint that once belonged to his grandfather. The boy is crushed, but Papa assures him they can fix it. As the older man restores Red, he recalls his own adventures with it, rescuing a cat, bringing water to some thirsty circus elephants, and saving library books from a raging inferno. By the end, Rowan concludes that he and Red will make a great team. De Sève's heartfelt tale of learning to make do with something old will resonate, especially among those who have had similar experiences. Staake's boldly colored, retro-style art features his signature stylized, round-headed characters, whose expressive eyes speak volumes. Papa's memories are depicted in sepia tones, helping young listeners to make sense of the story's time shifts. Perfect for story hours or one-on-one sharing; pair with Kate McMullen's I'm Brave (2014) or Mike Austin's Fire Engine No. 9 (2015). Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.

Horn Book Guide Reviews 2017 Spring

Rowan yearns for a shiny new fire truck for his birthday, but he receives an older, used model from his grandfather; the man reminisces as he refurbishes "Red," restoring Rowan's excitement through increasingly dramatic stories. Sepia vignettes depict Rowan literally being pulled into memories, and Red's worn textures offer a meaningful contrast to the flat, geometric graphic style that dominates the book's art. Copyright 2016 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

PW Reviews 2016 February #3

It's Rowan's birthday, and he yearns for a shiny new toy fire truck. Instead, he gets Red, a worse-for-wear truck that belonged to his grandfather. "Trust me, Ro," Papa says. "We'll fix up Red better than new." As Papa starts on the Red rehab, he tells Rowan stories of his pretend adventures with the truck. These escapades—rendered in sepia tones and operatic emotions, and "projected" like a silent film—are so vivid that during the final story, Rowan imagines being pulled into the action, riding along with a young Papa to save the town library. Even though "Red would never be new," what kid wouldn't want a truck with as many accomplishments as Red? De Sève (Peanut and Fifi Have a Ball) and Staake (My Pet Book) are an inspired pairing, and the brisk storytelling and funny segues ("That cat was nearly as strong as the elephants," says Papa, effortlessly launching into another tale) give the graphic, posterlike images a deep warmth and narrative energy. Clearly Rowan isn't the only one swept away by Papa's tale. Ages 5–7. Author's agent: Steven Malk, Writers House. Illustrator's agent: Gillian MacKenzie, Gillian MacKenzie Agency.(May)

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