Roto and Roy: Helicopter Heroes
Author: Sherri Dusky Rinker
Illustrator: Don Tate
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
When a dangerous forest fire burns out of control, helicopter Roto and pilot Roy are ready to fly to the rescue! They’re braver than brave, tougher than tough, and nothing will stop this firefighting crew from completing their mission.
From Sherri Duskey Rinker, bestselling author of the Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site series, and award-winning illustrator Don Tate, this action-packed series starter will have kids cheering for two awesome new heroes—and imagining how they might save the day themselves!
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“It’s the ideal story for any reader who yearns for straight-up selfless heroism from people and vehicles alike.”
“This engaging, rhyming picture book looks and feels like a large comic book. The cartoonlike illustrations are action-packed and divided into panels on several spreads. Like classic superhero comics, there is plenty of onomatopoeia, inviting audience participation. . . . A fun friendship story for young readers fond of brave exploits, helicopters, comics, or any combination thereof..”
“Mighty firefighting pilot Big Roy Thunder may cut an imposing figure in Tate’s drama-soaked illustrati