Casey at the Bat (Paperback)

By Ernest L. Thayer, Patricia Polacco (Illustrator)

Puffin Books, 9780698115576, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 17, 1997

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (3/1/2003)
Paperback (3/14/2012)
Paperback (3/1/2010)

List Price: 6.99*
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“A home-run effort.” —Publisher’s Weekly

Patricia Polacco’s spirited illustrations capture all the fun and action-packed drama of Thayer’s immortal ballad.
“The poem is launched with bright, bold illustrations that milk all the humor from the situation…Fresh and funny, this rendition should attract a whole new audience to the poem.” —Booklist

About the Author

Patricia Polacco is the prolific author and illustrator of over fifty picture books, and has received over 75 awards and honors for her work. She is also an energetic and enthusiastic public speaker--she visits over 100 classrooms every year. She lives in Union City, Michigan.