Hello! Hometown Heroes (Board book)
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Get to Know the Everyday Heroes in Your Hometown! Hello! Hometown Heroes is a charming and fun read-along board book that introduces children to the people who make our neighborhoods and lives better.
Follow along as a little boy, his mother, and his dog walk through town, meeting and greeting everyday heroes along the way.
With gently rhyming text and engaging illustrations, Hello! Hometown Heroes introduces young readers to the people in our neighborhoods who make our lives safer, cleaner, and better. From the mail carrier and sanitation workers to firefighters, doctors, nurses, and more, the text succinctly describes what each hero does, and then provides children the opportunity to say “hello” to them. The final spread shows the whole town with each hero doing what they do . . . along with a simple act of heroism the child performs—proving that all you need to be an everyday hero is a little bit of kindness and thoughtfulness.
About the Author
Toni Armier is a full-time freelance writer who loves to tell simple stories using rhyme. The author of several books for young children, including Mommy Loves Me 1, 2, 3 and It’s Bath Time!, Toni always makes sure to say hello to the everyday heroes in the North Carolina town he calls home.
Anna Jones began her career illustrating and designing greeting cards before falling in love with children's books. Her artwork has since inspired chilren all around the world as she now works with some of the world's most preeminent book publishers. Her clients include Scholastic, Macmillan, Bloomsbury, and Random House, among others. Follow Anna on Twitter @MissJonesDraws.