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Poem Runs

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Poem Runs

Baseball Poems and Paintings

By Douglas Florian; Douglas Florian (Illustrator)

Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780547688381, 31pp.

Publication Date: April 3, 2012

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Description
From the first pitch to the last out and all nine innings between, Douglas Florian s
collection of baseball poems brings wordplay, wit, and laughter to America s
springtime tradition. Featuring a mean-armed pitcher, a daisy-picking right fielder,
and a lightning-swift base stealer, Poem Runs combines irresistible language and
Florian's signature child-friendly, bold illustration style in this celebration of the magic
of baseball.


Praise For Poem Runs

"Upbeat poems that exude a bravado and competitive spirit that's perfect for the subject matter...this one's a blast."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

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