This rip-roaring rescue adventure series by bestselling author Sherri Duskey Rinker and award-winning artist Don Tate celebrates the teamwork of man and machine!
When a flash flood threatens a nearby town, helicopter Roto and pilot Roy soar to the rescue! Quick—a truck needs to be hoisted to safety! Hurry—that family’s car is being swept away! Now grab as many sandbags and supplies as you can carry! This mission’s going to be rough, but Roy and Roto are tougher than tough.
From Sherri Duskey Rinker, bestselling author of the Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site series, and acclaimed illustrator Don Tate, this action-packed story showcases two awesome heroes and the power of teamwork.
About the Author
Sherri Duskey Rinker is the author of Roto and Roy: Helicopter Heroes and Revver the Speedway Squirrel, as well as the #1 New York Times bestsellers Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site; Steam Train, Dream Train; Mighty, Mighty Construction Site; and Construction Site on Christmas Night, among others. Sherri lives with her family in Illinois, and she invites you to visit her online at sherririnker.com.
Don Tate is the award-winning creator of William Still and His Freedom Stories: The Father of the Underground Railroad and the illustrator of Roto and Roy: Helicopter Heroes and Swish!: The Slam-Dunking, Alley-Ooping, High-Flying Harlem Globetrotters, among others. Don lives with his family in Austin, Texas, and he invites you to visit him online at dontate.com.
* "Propulsive action, engaging illustrations, and a great message about the value of determination and teamwork make this a must."—Booklist, starred review
"Rinker’s energetic rhymes pulse with suspense and bravado.... Nature can be intense; (super)heroic teamwork puts things right in this thrilling tale."—Kirkus Reviews
Praise for Roto and Roy: Helicopter Heroes
An Amazon Best Book for Ages 6-8
"The ideal story for any reader who yearns for straight-up selfless heroism from people and vehicles alike."—Publishers Weekly
"A fun friendship story for young readers fond of brave exploits, helicopters, comics, or any combination thereof."—Kirkus Reviews
"A thrilling tale.... Reminiscent of Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, [this] story of a human and a machine as a superhero team will be entertaining to youngsters."—School Library Journal