Clothesline Clues to Sports People Play (Hardcover)

By Kathryn Heling

Charlesbridge Publishing, 9781580896023, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 4, 2015



Get in the game and use clues on the clotheslines to identify a slew of sports.
Catchy rhymes and visual cues introduce young readers to sports in this companion to "Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do. "
The clues in each lively verse can be spotted hanging from the clotheslines. What athlete wears those items? Turn the page to discover the sport at hand and the athlete in full gear From baseball and soccer, to fencing and archery, there's something for everyone including a surprise ending. A perfect choice for reading aloud and encouraging kids to join in the guessing and reveal.
Andy Robert Davies's quirky illustrations build a separate story from the text. Close attention to the details will help young readers build their own storytelling skills and help them make visual connections.

About the Author

Kathryn Heling and Deborah Hembrook are the co-authors of several books for children, including "I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa "(Raven Tree Press, 2010); and "Mouse Makes Words: A Phonics Reader "(Random House, 2010). Kathryn and Deborah both live in Wisconsin.

Andy Robert Davies is a professional UK based Illustrator working for clients around the world. His artwork has been used in an editorial context by the "Independent on Sunday" and "Guardian" newspapers, in viral marketing campaigns for Vodafone, and for several successful book titles. His first children's book "Truck Stuck" has won a number of awards and plaudits from respected sources in the USA.