Books by Andrea Zimmerman

FIRE ENGINE MAN by Andrea Zimmerman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2007

"Joining Digger Man (2003), this pint-sized career guide will kindle young imaginations. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Proclaiming right off, "I love Fire Engines," a rosy-cheeked tot reveals the details of his fireman aspirations. Read full book review >
DIGGER MAN by Andrea Zimmerman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Truck and machinery fans will dig this—and the closing scene, in which the narrator is seen kindling a like enthusiasm in the next generation by sharing a book and toy with his toddler sib, may inspire young readers to go and do likewise. (Picture book. 5-7)"
As his sandbox toy swells to full size, a young lad announces that he's going to don a hard hat and "digger-man boots," then move rocks and mud to create a "digger park" where he can play with his little brother. Read full book review >
FIRE! FIRE! HURRY! HURRY! by Andrea Zimmerman
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2003

"A joyful celebration of team work, sure to please the preschool set. (Fiction. 4-6)"
Again and again, a team of four-legged firefighters puts dinner on hold when a series of fires breaks out in the neighborhood. Read full book review >
MY DOG TOBY by Andrea Zimmerman
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2000

"A thoroughly delightful story by the authors of the also delightful Trashy Town (1999). (Picture book. 3-7)"
Meet Toby, an adorable beagle who constantly endears himself to his owner despite the fact that Toby won't cooperate with her plans to teach him a trick . . . any trick. Read full book review >
TRASHY TOWN by Andrea Zimmerman
Released: April 30, 1999

"Part of a spate of books intent on bringing the garbage collectors in children's lives a little closer, this almost matches Eve Merriam's Bam Bam Bam (1995), also illustrated by Yaccarino, for sheer verbal and visual volume. (Picture book. 5-7)"
PLB 0-06-027140-X Listeners will quickly take up the percussive chorus—"Dump it in, smash it down, drive around the Trashy town! Read full book review >
THE COW BUZZED by Andrea Zimmerman
ANIMALS
Released: May 30, 1993

"Meisel's lively, cartoony illustrations add to the fun, though—like the best of folklore—this wonderfully cadenced tale can stand on its own. (Picture book. 3-7)"
When the bee sneezes, the cow catches his cold—``She caught the cough and the sniffle and the sneeze ah-choo, and it was odd because she caught the buzz...'Buzzzzz. Read full book review >