About the BookMore than 100 years ago, Thayer's classic poem captured an emotional moment in an everyday game of baseball. Now C.F. Payne portrays the vigor and action of the game through expressive, energetic illustrations. Includes biographical and historical notes. Full color.
Book SynopsisThe outlook wasn't brilliant
About the AuthorC. F. Payne has illustrated more than a dozen picture books, including the New York Times bestselling Mousetronaut by astronaut Mark Kelly; the Texas Bluebonnet winner Shoeless Joe & Black Betsy, written by Phil Bildner; and the New York Times bestsellers The Remarkable Farkle McBride and Micawber, both by John Lithgow. He teaches at the Columbus College of Art & Design, where he is the chair of the Illustration Department. Payne lives with his wife and children in Cincinnati, Ohio. Visit him online at CFPayne.com.