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Bats at the ballgame

by Lies, Brian.

Format: Print Book 2010
Availability: Available at 27 Libraries 29 of 32 copies
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Summary

Hurry up! Come one--come all!
We're off to watch the bats play ball!

You'll never forget your first game: the green so green, the presence of heroes past, and togetherness with family and friends, rooting for the home team.

But you think humans are the only ones who enjoy America's national pastime? Grab your bat--the other kind--and your mitt, and join these captivating bats as they flutter off to watch their all-stars compete. How about a mothdog? Or some Cricket Jack?

In sweeping compositions that transport fans to the rightside-up and upside-down world of bats at play, Brian Lies treats us to a whole new ballgame.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "After Bats at the Beach (2006) and Bats at the Library (2008), Lies treats his winged friends to a night at the ballpark, and the result is even more affecting. Amid the claw-biting action are jokes aplenty (the vendors sell mothdogs ), but the chief emotion evoked is one of magic: We wing from dark to dazzling bright, / startled by the stunning sight / of colors like we've never seen: / the brown so brown, the green so green. Lies' acrylic hues hide much detail in the shadow; his stanzas have similar subtle power.--Kraus, Daniel Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Baseball stadiums have an innate magic, never more so than in the hands of Lies, whose latest has the winged creatures gathering for an epic game, complete with "beenuts and Cricket Jack," and an upside down audience. Smooth, unhurried rhymes illuminate a hidden world where bats, like humans, "feel a magic shift,/ and ride the currents of the game/ as time is set adrift." Each gleaming page is thick with detail, from the bats' first arrival ("We wing from dark to dazzling bright,/ startled by the stunning sight") to the final play. Fans of the other baseball bats will certainly enjoy these ones. Ages 3-7. (Sept.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
(c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
Additional Information
Subjects Bats -- Juvenile fiction.
Baseball stories.
Bats -- Fiction.
Baseball -- Fiction.
Stories in rhyme.
Publisher Boston [Mass.] :Houghton Mifflin Books for Children,2010
Other Titles Bats at the ball-game
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
ISBN 9780547249704
0547249705
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