An interactive reader experience that poses the question: which machine will save the day? What child doesn't turn to see where a siren is coming from? Flashing lights and screaming sirens trigger excitement and anticipation but a serious situation calls for the right machine. Emergency Machines looks at a rescue crisis then provides information on the right machine to help, whether a fire engine, ambulance, helicopter, water-bombing plane or all-terrain vehicle. The book includes sections on a mountain rescue, water rescues, helping at a road accident and putting out an airplane fire. Each section begins with an emergency scene and asks "what sort of machine would you choose to come to the rescue?" A sidebar gives the reader different machine options and subsequent spreads take a detailed look at the amazing machines that are up to the challenge. Accessible text gives the key characteristics of the machines and colorful sidebar boxes give each machine's vital statistics. Value priced, colorful and informative, this is the perfect book for all young machine enthusiasts! Pack it up with Construction Machines (9780228101116) to make a great gift.