This Is Baseball

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Pithy, declarative sentences and bright, happy pictures introduce very young children to a baseball game—from bat, ball, and glove to the game-winning home run.

A simple introduction to the game of baseball, covering its equipment, players, and basic plays. The illustrations show a game in progress.

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Overview

Pithy, declarative sentences and bright, happy pictures introduce very young children to a baseball game—from bat, ball, and glove to the game-winning home run.

A simple introduction to the game of baseball, covering its equipment, players, and basic plays. The illustrations show a game in progress.

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"A hit."—Publishers Weekly
Children's Literature - Scott S. Floyd
Blackstone and O'Brien give the beginning reader a delightful look into the exciting game of baseball. Through simple text and colorful, descriptive pictures they bring this now easy to understand sport to an age group that requires the concrete to learn.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805051698
  • Publisher: Square Fish
  • Publication date: 3/28/1997
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 648,377
  • Age range: 3 - 6 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.93 (w) x 7.72 (h) x 0.09 (d)

Meet the Author

Margaret Blackstone is the author of sports books for children including This Is Baseball and This Is Figure Skating. She lives with her son, Dash, in New York City.

 

John O'Brien is lieutenant lifeguard on the Jersey shore and has been dedicated to beaches and beach safety for the past thirty-five years. The illustrator of many popular children's books—including This Is Baseball, This Is Figure Skating, and This Is Soccer--he divides his time between the Jersey shore and Miami, Florida.

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