Why? Why? Why? Junior (Vol. 23): Emergency Vehicles

Wieso? Weshalb? Warum? junior, Band 23: Die Rettungsfahrzeuge

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  • WWW Junior has sold over 6 million copies in Germany
  • WWW Junior has been translated into 16 languages
  • With playful elements, flaps to lift and windows to peer through
16 pp 2 years + 18 x 19,7 cm EUR 11.99 June 2014 Wire-O 978-3-473-32890-1 • With flaps and half-punchings.


They drive through the streets with flashing lights, are allowed to drive through red lights, and all other traffic must make way for them. But what does it look like inside an ambulance? How are fire hoses hooked up? What can rescue boats and helicopters actually do? And how do we help people during a flood?
Impressive and sensible, this book illuminates the technical side of the work of rescue units.

About the Series

WWW Junior is a unique invitation to discover the world in a playful way. The junior series features a compact format with large, movable flaps for kids thirsty for knowledge. Centered on who-what-how questions, the titles in this series take on fascinating subjects. The questions of 2- to 4-year-olds are to a large extent answered by information contained in the illustrations, complemented by clear, friendly texts.

The Author

Andrea Erne was born in 1958 in Stuttgart, Germany. She studied German, politics and cultural studies and began her career as an editor for a daily newspaper. She then moved to a large children's book publisher, and later began working freelance as an editor and author for book publishers and newspapers.

The Illustrator

Wolfgang Metzger is trained in lithography and graphic design. After his studies he illustrated textbooks for a long time, but has concentrated on designing and illustrating children's books for more than 20 years. His books have become bestsellers, with more than 8 million copies sold in German language territories. Wolfgang Metzger has four daughters and lives with his family near Stuttgart.

Rights Sold

Bulgarian, Hungarian, Italian, Romanian, Russian (worldwide)