Babe Ruth (Hardcover)

Baseball's All-Time Best! (Show Me History!)

By James Buckley, Jr., Kelly Tindall (Illustrator), John Roshell (Letterer), Shane Corn (Colorist)

Portable Press, 9781645170716, 96pp.

Publication Date: April 14, 2020

List Price: 12.99*
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Description

The life story of baseball’s greatest player, in graphic novel format.

Long regarded as the greatest player in baseball history, George Herman “Babe” Ruth transformed the sport with his legendary power and personality. Babe Ruth: Baseball’s All-Time Best! tells the story of Ruth’s life in graphic novel format—from his humble beginnings in Baltimore to superstardom with the New York Yankees. Never one to keep quiet, Babe Ruth was a player whose outsized swing and character made him a star both on and off the field. Baseball fans of all ages will be entertained and educated by the full-color illustrations and historically accurate narrative of this graphical biography.
 


About the Author

James Buckley Jr. is a prolific author of nonfiction for young readers, with more than 150 books to his credit (and still typing!). He is the author of more than a dozen titles in The New York Times' best-selling "Who Was...?" biography series, including the Wright Brothers, Milton Hershey, Betsy Ross, Jules Verne, and Blackbeard. Buckley has written more than thirty DK Readers on a wide variety of topics, plus two recent long-form bios of Adolf Hitler and Bonnie and Clyde for Aladdin Books. For Spring 2019, he created the first book in a new series for Aladdin—a bio of astronaut Michael Collins. Buckley is the co-author of Time Inc./Liberty Street's "X-Why-Z" series and wrote and produced the Animal Planet Animal Atlas for Liberty Street. A former editor at Sports Illustrated and the National Football League, he lives in Santa Barbara, California, where he runs a successful book producing company.

Kelly Tindall, the award-winning writer/artist of The Adventurers: Love You Very So Much and the Strangebeard series, makes one heck of a good sandwich. He lives in Edmonton, Canada, with his wife and two daughters. For more of his work, follow him on Instagram (@mrkellytindall).

John Roshell is a co-founder of Comicraft, the lettering and design studio best known for pioneering the process of digitally lettering comic books. He has lettered thousands of comics for Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Blizzard, and more; created hundreds of typefaces widely used in comics and video games; and designed loads of logos for franchises like the Avengers, Daredevil, Black Panther, and Angry Birds. He lives in Santa Barbara with his wife Starshine, two boys, and a somewhat ugly dog.

Shane Corn is a veteran of the animation industry, having worked at Nickelodeon, Fox Animation Studios, FXX, Warner Bros. Animation, and Cartoon Network Studios. He currently runs a gallery and studio for individuals with developmental disabilities in Canton, Ohio, and is coloring Show Me History! graphic novels.