When Anthony and his family move to a new town, he makes friends with a boy named Nicky. He is wowed to learn that Nicky plays football, and dreams of joining the team. Sadly, it is too late in the season, and he will have to wait until the next year. Anthony cheers for his friend at all of the games and Nicky teaches him about the sport. The friends practice together while they excitedly look forward to the following season. This moving and colorful story, portrayed with vibrant action-packed illustrations, captures the energy and excitement of football for fans of all ages, and celebrates the true meaning of friendship. Be part of the game as the two boys work together to score a Touchdown For Nicky.
|Product dimensions:||8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.12(d)|
About the Author
Jimmy Badavino was born in Troy, N.Y. He attended Green Mountain College in Vermont, and began his literary career with a published novel in 2009. His love for creative writing led to The Santa Clock (2010), That's Why They're Called Punkins (2011), The Ballerina's First Dance (2012), Snow Day Surprises(2013), Touchdown for Nicky, a screenplay, and further children's stories that are now in production. Jimmy is currently working on his second novel and a chapter book for young readers. Christie Colangione-B was also born in Troy, and is a graduate of The College of St. Rose in Albany, with a BS in Graphic Design. She is a Designer/Illustrator who has had a life long passion for art. Touchdown For Nicky is her fifth children's book. Her first, The Santa Clock, was published in 2010, followed by That's Why They're Called Punkins (2011), and The Ballerina's First Dance (2012), and Snow Day Surprises (2013). Christie is currently working on several children's stories, and a product line based on the couple's works.