Item description for Impatient Pamela Calls 9-1-1 (Impatient Pamela series) by Mary Koski & Dan Brown...
Overview Pamela's mother shows her how to use the telephone, including when to dial 9-1-1.
“Young readers of this exceptionally well-conceived and executed picture book will identify with Pamela and become better equipped to handle emergency 9-1-1 phone calls should the need ever arise.”—Children’s Bookwatch
“In this instructive story, Pamela learns her address, how to use the telephone, how to dial 9-1-1, and how to recognize an emergency. The style is light and breezy and the illustrations amusing.”—Ann Kalkhoff, Children’s Book Review Service
Impatient Pamela is back with this second edition of her first adventure. She learns all about using the telephone and how to call 9-1-1. She’s impatient to make the call, but she needs to learn about true emergencies. When her friend Martin visits and chokes on a bite of his sandwich, it’s time for Pamela to stay calm. Will she remember her lessons? Children love going along with Pamela as she saves the day. And Pamela’s cat, Meow-Man, is on every page. Winner of The National Parenting Center’s Seal of Approval.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 8" Height: 10" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2004
Publisher Trellis Publishing
ISBN 1930650094 ISBN13 9781930650091
Availability 4 units. Availability accurate as of May 25, 2017 06:17.
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More About Mary Koski & Dan Brown
Mary Koski is the author of the Impatient Pamela series, has been a guest author at the English Festival in Ohara, Japan, and has been featured on numerous television programs, including C-SPAN's "Book TV" and more than 400 talk radio shows. Her awards include the National Parenting Center's Seal of Approval, Writer's Digest Honorable Mention, and a Writers Notes selection. She lives in New York Mills, Minnesota. Lori Collins is a 9-1-1 public educator for Pinellas Country, Florida. She has expertise in helping 9-1-1 centers improve efficiency and regularly holds workshops to educate children on how to make 9-1-1 calls. She lives in Clearwater, Florida. Dan Brown is an illustrator whose clients include Coca-Cola, Dairy Queen, Ford, Green Mill, and the Special Olympics. He lives in Los Angeles.
Mary Koski currently resides in the state of Wisconsin.
Reviews - What do customers think about Impatient Pamela Calls 9-1-1 (Impatient Pamela series)?
Very Helpful. Aug 12, 2008
My daughter loved this book, we read it also every night when we first got it. It was extremely educational but still very entertaining at the same time. She's 5 so she asks a lot (I mean a lot) of questions while we read the book which was very good. We really enjoyed this book.
Wonderful story Jul 21, 2008
Surprisingly, this book held the attention of both my 3 & 4 year old boys. They request to have it read to them over and over again and then we spend time reviewing the various scenarios of when it is appropriate to call 911. Little Pamela is someone they can connect with as she is impatient, eager to help, and quick at learning a responsible behavior.
All children should read this book Feb 1, 2001
Absolutely fun, colorful, and still managed to convey the importance of 911. My children especially liked Pamela's "whacky" hair from playing in the leaves.
Teaches without being scary Feb 7, 2000
This book was great for teaching my son about calling 911 without scaring him with all kinds of terrible accidents. The character was engaging and the illustrations lots of fun. The book facilitated a great discussion about learning our address and telephone number, which he now spouts at every opportunity! Thanks to the author and illustrator from this mom.
Great!! Very Fun, & educational Jun 30, 1999
Great tool for me to use during storytimes when promoting safety. This is a great tool when doing PR's for our EMS service. It helps in getting the information on not just dialing 911. It tells the children they need to know the address they are at and what their telephone number is. The illustrator is great. The children love to look for meow-man. I like the peace sign the EMT's are giving Martin. Thanks to the author and illustrator.