Dimensions: 22 pages, 7.5 × 5.5 × 0.8 in
Published: September 19, 2006
Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1585363030
ISBN - 13: 9781585363032
About the Book
With vibrant illustrations that bring the action alive, and A-Z poems that describe the basic elements of the sport, the bestselling < I>Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet< /I> is now in a boardbook format, accessible to even the youngest of hockey fans.
Table of Contents
In the mold of our very popular series of state alphabet books, we offer Z is for Zamboni to hockey fans young and old across North America. Matt Napier''s breakaway rhymes and hard-checking expository text team up with the top-shelf illustrations of Melanie Rose to elucidate this increasingly popular game for every beginning hockey aficionado. Highlighting rules, players, coaches, teams, and the history of the game, it is both fun and educational.
From the Publisher
With vibrant illustrations that bring the action alive, and A-Z poems that describe the basic elements of the sport, the bestselling Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet is now in a boardbook format, accessible to even the youngest of hockey fans.
About the Author
Matt Napier attends the University of Toronto, where he studies English and philosophy. His combined love of hockey with reading and writing encourages children to participate in sports and to keep their minds in shape through reading. Upon graduation, Matt will either teach or further his studies in law.
Melanie Rose''s charming and lively oil paintings brought Canada vividly to life in Mike Ulmer''s M is for Maple: A Canadian Alphabet. She has also illustrated Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet and K is for Kick: A Soccer Alphabet. A graduate of the Ontario College of Art, Melanie lives in Mississauga, Canada, with her son.