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eBook This Is Baseball ePub

by John O'Brien,Margaret Blackstone

  • ISBN: 0805051694
  • Category: Sports and Outdoors
  • Subcategory: For Children
  • Author: John O'Brien,Margaret Blackstone
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Square Fish; Reprint edition (March 15, 1997)
  • Pages: 32
  • ePub book: 1275 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1893 kb
  • Other: mbr doc lrf mobi
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 446

Description

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.

Margaret Blackstone is the author of sports books for children including This Is Baseball and This Is Figure Skating. 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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This is Baseball book. Margaret Blackstone, John O'Brien (Illustrator).

Blackstone, Margaret; O'Brien, John, illustrator. A simple introduction to the game of baseball, covering its equipment, players, and basic plays. The illustrations show a game in progress. no page number in the book.

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.

Margaret O'Brien (born Angela Maxine O'Brien; January 15, 1937) is an American film, radio, television, and stage actress. In her later career, she appeared on television, on stage, and in supporting film roles.

Margaret Blackstone was a competitive figure skater until she was fourteen, but she never did land a triple flip. John O' Brien is the illustrator of "This Is Baseball" by Margaret Blackstone, and many other books for children. Ms. Blackstone is the author of "This Is Baseball," illustrated by John O' Brien, which was named an American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists. She lives in New York City with her son. Mr. O'Brien's cartoons are regularly featured in The New Yorker. He lives in Delran, New Jersey.

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.

Comments

Wishamac Wishamac
I ordered this for my grandson (its his first year playing T ball ) I was hoping it would provide more information about the game and how its played understandable for a 5 year old..
Fhois Fhois
An uplifting introduction to the best sport to watch with your kids. We have given this book as a baby gift to more than a few of our friends.
sunrise bird sunrise bird
I bought this book for my two-year old because he'd taken a sudden interest in baseball "hats," and he now knows more about the game itself than a lot adults. Terrific illustrations and pithy copy that give a brief overview of the game.
Since it's short on words, I highly recommend it for toddlers, though it's apparently being marketed to the four- to eight-year old crowd.
Special bonus to Phillies fans: the illustrator is from South Jersey, and you'll recognize the "Home" team as our lovable Phils.
The Sinners from Mitar The Sinners from Mitar
I gave this book to my nephew when he was only a few months old. I wanted to introduce him to the game I love. He is 14 now, and the 2 of us have been to countless games. He will play high school baseball next year. He knows the game inside and out. And it all started with this precious book, "This Is Baseball". The words are simple but elegant. The illustrations are colorful and engaging. My favorite line is on the last page: "Tomorrow there will be another game". It is one of the things I love most about baseball. And I absolutely love this book!
Iarim Iarim
We received this as a gift for my son. This is a great intro to baseball and a wonderful bonding book for baseball-loving parents and their toddler children. I have wonderful pictures of my husband and son enjoying the book together. While simple, the book can hold great emotion and also a great moral in 'tomorrow will be another game'.
Kulafyn Kulafyn
This Is Baseball This is my 2-year-old grandson's favorite book. He especially likes the umpire. Whenever he watches a baseball game on TV, he get's most excited when he sees the ump, and yells, "Yea!! The umpire!!!" He understands so much about the game because of this book. Wonderful.
Pringles Pringles
I really like the illustrations in this book. It is a bit simplistic, which can be a good way to introduce the various components or terms about baseball to a child. But if you're wanting a story, it leaves you wanting. You could, of course, embellish it by making up your own narrative to go along with the pictures. Probably best for younger kids (those learning how to talk).
This a great book. It was my son’s favorite book. I purchased this as a gift for a friend who had a baby and loves baseball.