Wait till you see this backpack. It is not only functional, it is adorable. Made of sturdy canvas. Washable. Light in weight. Main part of this backpack, has zipper, and measures approximately 14 inches high X 12 inches wide and 5 inches wide. The zippered pocket with the fire truck design is approximately 9 inches high X 9 inches wide and over one inch deep. Backpack is made to meet all USA standards for Phthalate free and Lead Free requirements and conforms to USA and European Safety Standards. Zipper tabs are large and should be easy for small fingers to use. A wonderful, backpack with sturdy canvas straps. A great gift item for any future firefighter!