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Picture a Home Run: A Baseball Drawing Book


Blast a mammoth home run, dive headfirst into second base, or hurl a 100 mph fastball. Capture the action and excitement on the baseball field by drawing yourself into the scene! Produced in partnership with Sports Illustrated Kids.

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Blast a mammoth home run, dive headfirst into second base, or hurl a 100 mph fastball. Capture the action and excitement on the baseball field by drawing yourself into the scene! Produced in partnership with Sports Illustrated Kids.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Stephanie R. Pearmain
“Drawing with Sports Illustrated Kids” is a fun series with easy steps for drawing different sports figures in action. Each book includes a table of contents and a list of supplies the reader will need. The table of contents is a great addition for young readers who are learning about parts of a book. Some of the positions included in the baseball book are: a batter standing ready, a batter waiting for the pitch, the batter swinging, the batter bunting, a runner in action toward the base, an outfielder catching, the catcher catching, the pitcher in action, a fielder catching a fly ball. The examples and steps are easy to imitate, so kids will have a great time drawing cool action pictures. In five easy sketches of circles and lines, a detailed figure comes to life. Young artists will certainly impress their friends and teachers. The book guides the reader/artist through light sketches and then encourages shading, deepening the outline, or coloring the final piece to really bring it to life. Reviewer: Stephanie R. Pearmain; Ages 7 to 12.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781476531069
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/2013
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 618,481
  • Lexile: 580L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Anthony Wacholtz has been a baseball fan since he was old enough to pick up a bat and ball. He earned a degree in English from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and has written a biography for young readers of All-Star catcher Joe Mauer. Besides playing softball and following his favorite team, the Minnesota Twins, he enjoys pitting his baseball knowledge against others in fantasy baseball.
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