By Susan Pearson; David Slonim (Illustrator)

Amazon Childrens Publishing, Hardcover, 9781477816417, 1pp.

Publication Date: March 19, 2013

Ollie was a slug who loved everything about baseball. More than anything in the world, he wanted to make the team. Trouble was, he couldn t hold a bat. He wasn t much of a pitcher either. And he was pretty slow at running the bases. But Ollie was one determined slug...and finally he got his Big Chance.

About the Author
SUSAN PEARSON is the author of more than thirty books for children, including "Charles Darwin and the Mystery of Mysteries". She is also a distinguished children s book editor. She lives near Northampton, Massachusetts.

David Slonim is the author-illustrator of He Came with the Couch", a 2006 Bright Horizons Top Three Books of the Year selection, and Oh, Ducky". He has illustrated more than fifteen other books, including "Moishe's Miracle" by Laura Krauss Melmed, which was named one of the top ten children's books of 2000 by The New York Times". He lives in Indiana with his wife and their four children.