They are begging for the next one in the series -- Detective Ted perhaps? Yes, kids might think it's funny. Very cute and good moral at the end. But this is definitely for older children over 5 at least because of the tongue-in-cheek humor, as well as the lack of proper actions to certain situations. It's really not that hard to amuse kids. A cute story, but a little sprawling and I found and uninteresting.
Or just wait for Ted to save the day. But when disaster really strikes, Ted is at hand to save the day. Ideal for kids age 4 -8 Years at Preschool. Sometimes I feel that there are people who believe raising kids is just about living free and messy all the time. I thought it'd be a cutesy story of a little bear who pretends to be firefighter, but it's more than just that. Ted takes his job as a firefighter seriously--much to the annoyance of the neighborhood cats.
Every bit as amusing as its predecessor, Firefighter Ted is the second of three picture-books from a That imaginative little bear Ted returns in this follow-up to , this time deciding that he will be a firefighter for the day. McElderry Books and has a total of 32 pages in the book. So he puts them in a tree. Ted is a little bear who smells smoke after waking up, and since he can't find a firefighter to fight what is obviously! Firefighter Ted by Andrea Beaty Illustrated by Pascal Lemaitre Margaret K. Not afraid of failure, she embarks on a fact-finding mission and conducts scientific experiments, all in the name of discovery. Firefighter Ted is a story about a boy bear who wakes up and decides to become the town's firefighter.
This is a good start for the text-set since Ted takes on the responsibility of being the one and only firefighter in town when he sees there is no one else to do the job. That imaginative little bear Ted returns in this follow-up to , this time deciding that he will be a firefighter for the day. He finds a truck and fire extinguisher and puts out the fire his toast. Am I the only one who finds Ted's to be delusional and somewhat sociopathic? But it grates on my nerves. I thought it'd be a cutesy story of a little bear who pretends to be firefighter, but it's more than just that. Even Lorelei easily comprehends this; this morning I asked Ben what shirt he wanted to wear.
Sorry, but I felt reading this book to a child demonstrated poor role modeling. Following his day as a doctor Doctor Ted, 2008 , Ted awakens to the odor of smoke burned toast and decides that since a firefighter cannot be found he must save the day himself. If we each lived on our own planet that would be possible. That's not what I want my kids to learn. I don't think my kids found it funny, at least not on this readthrough, but they did recognize that Ted wasn't being as helpful as he thought he was. And also, easier on the rest of us.
Inspired by real-life makers such as Ada Lovelace and Marie Curie, Ada Twist, Scientist champions girl power and women scientists, and brings welcome diversity to picture books about girls in science. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Since then, I have studied biology and computer science, worked for a computer company, and raised a family. Ted takes his responsibility as a firefighter seriously, so when he smells smoke, he makes his own extinguisher from a can of whipped cream and a tube from the fish tank to spray on his slightly burned toast. I was raised in a big family in a tiny town in southern Illinois. However, although he means to be helpful, Ted actually isn't helpful. Some kids might find it funny, but I think it's important that they also know that this is a fi This is one of those books that is quite funny for adults, but I'm not sure if kids will like it.
Firefighter Ted Hardcover by Andrea Beaty Author , Pascal Lemaitre Illustrator Available here on Amazon:. When reading it to him I add my own edits to make it more acceptable since he likes it. This is something that allows children to dream dreams, and to life as if anything is possible. Danger lurks everywhere, and not a firefighter to be found. When reading it to him I add my own edits to make it more acceptable since he likes it. In Artist Ted he torments an new kid at school throughout most of the book in an extremely disturbing Absurdity at its best in children's literature. Firefighter Ted by Andrea Beaty and Pascal Lemaitre Rating: 3.
Ted wakes up one morning to the smell of smoke. From children's bookseller to elementary school librarian, book reviewer to assistant to a literary agent, for almost 25 years I have worked with kid's books and kids in one way or another. The story, however, I'm undecided about. Bright, cartoon-like illustrations and Ted's amusing misinterpretation of events will delight young readers, but I found the idea of a kid taking care of fires on his own a bit worrying. One morning, Ted wakes up, sniffs the air and smells burnt toast. The sequel to Doctor Ted is out! He rescues Principal Bigham and saves the school from a host of dangers lurking at the science fair. Firefighter Ted braves a hot sidewalk to rescue a kitten, two puppies and three tricycles.
I first thought Firefighter Ted was a great problem solver. Bigham tells him he's late for class while standing in front of the fire alarm, so Ted ties up Mr. It's a little old for my group-- most of my kids haven't encountered anything like a science fair, and firefighters only really rescue kittens from trees in movies, but we talked about it along the way. The pictures in this are a hoot--cute and funny. My son likes this book but I am not a fan. Remember only you can prevent breakfast fires! There are other Ted books, but in my opinion, the others are much more random with Ted's behavior and thus not as funny. I know I sound extreme in this review, but one day.