Shoeless Joe and Black Betsy (Hardcover)
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9780689829130, 40pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2002
This is the story of two great partners in baseball history -- Shoeless Joe Jackson and his bat, Black Betsy.
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 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.
Praise For Shoeless Joe and Black Betsy…
"One of baseball's greats receives star treatment in this compelling book."
-- Publishers Weekly
"Will capture the attention of young baseball fans."
-- School Library Journal