Z Is For Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet (boardbook Format): A Hockey Alphabet

Hardcover | September 19, 2006

byMatt NapierIllustratorMelanie Rose

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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.

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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.

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 li...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:38 pages, 7.5 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:September 19, 2006Publisher:Cherry Lake PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1585363030

ISBN - 13:9781585363032

Appropriate for ages: Baby - 2

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Book I bought this as a gift and it was a huge hit. It's perfect for any hockey lover who wants to share that with their little people. It's also beautifully illustrated. I am so impressed with this book.
Date published: 2015-01-12
Rated out of 5 by from got this for my grandson what an awesome book am sure my son in law and him will enjoy it for many years to come.
Date published: 2012-08-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome Board Book Wow, what a great way to learn the alphabet and introduce a great sport! This is a special daddy and son book in our house. Well worth it!
Date published: 2012-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Board Book I have 2 boys and they both love this book.
Date published: 2008-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent This book is really fantastic. The illustrations are inviting and warm, while the rhymes are humorous and poetic. My boy loves it because he learns about his favourite game, while I love the fact that he is learning. Its great to see excel lent young authors out there as well.
Date published: 2004-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent! This is a treasure of a book for your little hockey fan. A truly Canadian past-time is spelled out from A-Z, with great hockey facts as well.
Date published: 2004-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pure Joy! I don't believe I have ever encountered a book that my step-daughter, Carly, has loved so much. She can't wait for her next hockey game after reading new book that is sure to become a classic. Let's hope that Mr. Napier writes something else, and soon!
Date published: 2002-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Score for Napier! This book is an excellent way to expose young children to the game of hockey. The catchy rhymes and vivid illustrations also encourage childrens' reading and visual skills.
Date published: 2002-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautifully written and illustrated! This is an absolutely amazing look at many aspects of Canada's game, and the illustrations are absolutely breathtaking. Beautifully written rhymes are ideal for youngsters who just can't seem to take those skates off during our long winter!
Date published: 2002-09-22

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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.