Tee Off!: You Can Play Golf

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Provides a brief introduction to the game of golf as intended to be played by children. Includes a diagram of a golf course.
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Overview

Provides a brief introduction to the game of golf as intended to be played by children. Includes a diagram of a golf course.
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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
Golf is a fun game enjoyed by people of all ages. For many it is seen as a sport of older men played on the weekends. In this book, author Fauchald presents this sport in a manner understandable to younger readers. While many sports books with basic language and explanations cater to the older, high-interest readers, this picture book is written specifically for the early reader. Simple language throughout the book is the rule as the author explains the various details regarding the sport of golf. The illustrations cater specifically to young children. In combination, the author and illustrator are successful in creating an appealing book for children. Information balloons throughout the text also help inform the reader. A very positive aspect of this book is its unique point of view. While the narration is in the third person, the author writes as if the reader is participating in learning the game of golf with a friend. For many young children, inclusion is a wonderful hook. This is a great book for any elementary school library collection. 2006, Picture Window Books, Ages 5 to 10.
—John D. Orsborn
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781404811553
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2005
  • Series: Game Day Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: NC750L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

New York-based Nick Fauchald is the author of numerous children books. He helped create the magazine Every Day with Rachael Ray and has been an editor at Food & Wine and Wine Spectator magazines. Nick attended the French Culinary Institute in Manhattan and has worked with some of the world's best chefs. However, he still thinks kids are the most fun to cook with.

Ronnie Rooney is a native of Massachusetts and has a great affinity for the sight, sound, and smell of the Atlantic Ocean. Though she currently resides in sunny Georgia, she hopes to settler in her beloved New England after traveling overseas. Ronnie was recently married and quickly added Roxie, a pound-puppy, to her new family. Ronnie has dedicated herself to creating art since she was a very young girl and she has no plans to slow down.

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