Poem Runs: Baseball Poems and Paintings by Douglas FlorianPoem Runs: Baseball Poems and Paintings by Douglas Florian

Poem Runs: Baseball Poems and Paintings

byDouglas Florian

Paperback | March 24, 2015

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*"This one's a blast."- Publishers Weekly, starred review&nbsp The winter is through./ The springtime is here./ The season is new./ The weather is clear./ We're ready to hit one/ Right over the wall./ The winter is through - / Throw out the first ball! &nbspFrom the first pitch to the last out, this collection of baseball&nbsppoems offer something for anyone who's ever played-or watched-a game of baseball. Florian's Poem Runs combines irresistible language and his signature child-friendly, bold illustration style in this celebration of the magic of baseball.&nbsp
Douglas Florian, known for his colorful illustrations and clever language, is the creator of many acclaimed books for young readers, including lizards, frogs, and polliwogs; insectlopedia; and bow wow meow meow. A lifelong Mets fan and former Little League shortstop, he spends much of his time coaching and cajoling his family at th...
Title:Poem Runs: Baseball Poems and PaintingsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.14 inPublished:March 24, 2015Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544456106

ISBN - 13:9780544456105


Editorial 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 "