Casey Back at Bat (Library Binding)

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By Dan Gutman, Steve Johnson (Illustrator), Lou Fancher (Illustrator)
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Let's put our hands together Now batting for Mudville . . . Casey

America has been waiting for this mighty ballplayer to step up to the plate and right his wrong that left Mudville in a state of gloom. Now, in this humorous, seam-splitting sequel to Ernest Lawrence Thayer's "Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic," award-winning author Dan Gutman offers Casey what any failed sports hero most desires--a second chance.

Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher bring fans the tense excitement of a thrilling game with their fabulous art and inventive design. All eyes will be on Casey as he comes back to bat. . . .

Will he finally bring joy to Mudville?

Praise For…

“Gutman pulls out all the stops...Johnson and Fancher’s paintings are remarkable...Sheer delight.”
-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“The ride is uproarious from start to finish...will have baseball fans of all ages cheering.”
-School Library Journal (starred review)

“...An amusing rendition...wonderful illustrations.”
-San Diego Union-Tribune

“...Wonderfully inventive...Gutman’s poetic updating is funny and lively. The illustrations are terrific”
-Orange County Register

“Sheer delight.”
-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“With a re-invention like this, Casey is welcome back at bat anytime.”
-Horn Book Magazine

“Out of this world.”

“A solid homer.”
-Chicago Sun-Times

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060560263
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: February 1st, 2007
Pages: 32