Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Includes a 3-Song CD

Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Includes a 3-Song CD


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This is a unique offering of a book and CD, recorded by Carly Simon, featuring the classic song. Batter up! Get out the peanuts and Cracker Jacks, and get ready for fun with America's national sport! The unofficial anthem of baseball has never sounded or looked better than it does in this joyful edition, complete with a CD featuring the inimitable Carly Simon.

Colorful, collage-like illustrations are kids' tickets into "Sluggers Stadium," where two animal teams step up to the plate and vie for victory—all cheered on by Katie Casey, the baseball-loving cat. And what a game it is! Giraffe winds up at the pitcher's mound, hoping for a strikeout. But, with a thwack, ball meets bat and Crocodile is off and running. Can Tiger tag him out at first? He'd better, because Elephant's up next and that will cause a commotion!

Open the pages, put on the CD—which contains "I Gave My Love a Cherry" and "Scarborough Fair," along with "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"—and introduce young fans to baseball.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781936140268
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 04/01/2011
Pages: 26
Sales rank: 551,902
Product dimensions: 11.70(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Jack Norworth was an American songwriter, singer, and vaudeville performer. He was one of the New York-based songwriters and lyricists of Tin Pan Alley in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 

Carly Simon is an internationally renowned singer and songwriter who has won two Grammy® Awards, as well as a Hall of Fame Grammy, an Oscar®, and a Golden Globe®. In 1994, she was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Amiko Hirao's books include Tulip at the Bat, How the Fisherman Tricked the Genie, and All Aboard. She lives in Massachusetts.

Read an Excerpt

Katie Casey was baseball mad.
She had the fever and she had it bad.
Just to root for the hometown crew,
every cent, that Katie spent.

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