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Casey at the Bat - by Ernest L Thayer

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Format Hardcover

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Specifications

Suggested Age: 4-8 Years

Number of Pages: 40

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Sports & Recreation

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Book theme: Baseball & Softball

Author: Ernest L Thayer

Language: English

Street Date: March 1, 2003
TCIN: 11621180
UPC: 9780689854941
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-5784
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

Description



About the Book



More 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 Synopsis



The outlook wasn't brilliant
for the Mudville nine that day:
The score stood four to two
with but one inning more to play....
Since 1888 Casey at the Bat has been read and loved by baseball fans around the world. Now Mighty Casey has been brought to life by celebrated illustrator C. F. Payne, who captures the old-fashioned fun of an afternoon at the ballpark for a brand-new generation



About the Author



C. 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.
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Estimated ship weight: 0.95 pounds
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