Take Me Out to the Ballgame
by Alan Katz, Jack Norworth Illustrated by David Catrow, Alec Gillman
Grab your ticket to Game 5 of the 1947 World Series! Come back in time to historic Ebbets Field for all the thrill and excitement of a day at the ballpark. Join the crowd in the stands as they root, root, root for the home team Dodgers who battle their archrivals, the New York Yankees! See Jackie Robinson, Spec Shea, Cookie Lavagetto, and announcer Red Barber -- plus the famous Dodger fans. For baseball lovers of all ages, here's a book that's sure to be a home run!
- 6, 7, 5
- Interest Level
- Grades K - 2
- Grade Level Equivalent
- Guided Reading
- Tandem Library
- Number of Pages
- General Nonfiction
About the Authors and Illustrators
Alan Katz Alan Katz is the author of many seriously silly books for children, including the bestselling Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs, illustrated by David Catrow as well as the Ricky Vargas series illustrated by Stacy Curtis. He lives in Fairfield County, Connecticut, with his journalist wife, Rose, and their four children. Alan can also be found at www.alankatzbooks.com.
David Catrow Catrow's illustrations in Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell make you fall instantly in love with the short, clumsy, and buck toothed Molly Lou. He continues his spirited style of illustration in his newest book, We the Kids. In this book, Catrow makes understanding the Preamble to the Constitution accessible to children and even fun!