Poem Runs: Baseball Poems and Paintings

by Douglas Florian

Celebrate America's favorite pastime with this collection of witty baseball poems written and illustrated by Douglas Florian, the author of the New York Times best-seller insectlopedia.

  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780547688381
  • ISBN-10: 0547688385
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 04/03/2012
  • Carton Quantity: 30

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  • About the Book
    From the first pitch to the last out and all nine innings between, Douglas Florian’s
    collection of baseball poems brings wordplay, wit, and laughter to America’s
    springtime tradition. Featuring a mean-armed pitcher, a daisy-picking right fielder,
    and a lightning-swift base stealer, Poem Runs combines irresistible language and
    Florian’s signature child-friendly, bold illustration style in this celebration of the magic
    of baseball.
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  • Reviews
    "Upbeat poems that exude a bravado and competitive spirit that's perfect for the subject matter...this one's a blast."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

    "A great choice for sandlot players who just want to have fun."--School Library Journal

    "An enjoyable collection of verse aimed at children who play the game."--Booklist

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