The Funniest Man in Baseball: The True Story of Max Patkin

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Product Details

Price
$17.99
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
8.5 X 0.4 X 11.0 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780544813779

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About the Author

Many of Audrey Vernick's books are about baseball in one way or another, including her acclaimed picture book Brothers at Bat. An avid fan, she lives near the ocean in New Jersey. www.audreryvernick.com.

Jennifer Bower is an illustrator living in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Funniest Man in Baseball is her picture book debut. www.jennbower.com.

Reviews

"Vernick has hit another home run with this enjoyable account of baseball clown Max Patkin."--School Library Journal

"
A loving homage to the last baseball clown."--Kirkus

"Vernick writes in energetic prose that is well matched to debut illustrator Bower's cartoons, which depict Patkin's exaggerated movements and clownlike expressions on and off the field."--Publishers Weekly

"He's a jolly subject, and Vernick's lively text gives him full due."--Bulletin for the Center of Children's Books