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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

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Publisher Comments:

Jack Norworth was an American songwriter, singer, and vaudeville performer. He is credited as being one of a collection of New York-based songwriters and lyricists that made up Tin Pan Alley in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. "Take Me Out to the Ballgame," for which Jack wrote the lyrics, was his longest-lasting hit. Carly Simon is an internationally renowned singer and songwriter who has won two Grammy® Awards, as well as a Hall of Fame Grammy, an Oscar®, and a Golden Globe® Award for "Let the River Run" from the film Working Girl. In 1994, she was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

She began her career singing with her sisters, but came to fame in the early 1970s with such hits as "That's the Way I Always Heard it Should Be" and "Anticipation." The blockbuster "You're So Vain" followed, selling more than a million copies and earning several Grammy nominations; it is number 72 on Billboard's definitive "Hot 100" songs, compiled over the lifetime of the chart. Several of her albums have gone platinum, and she also scored a hit with "Nobody Does It Better," the theme song to the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me. In addition, Simon has produced for numerous singers, written the score for several films, and recorded collections of American songbook standards.

Review:

"This ode to Norworth's beloved anthem includes the song's little-known verses about 'Katie Casey,' who is depicted as a baseball-obsessed cat. When Katie's 'beau' (a white dog) asks Katie to the movies, she instead suggests a trip to the stadium. There, they root, root, root for the home team, which includes a giraffe, zebra, and elephant. Sometimes awkward phrasing and meter ('When the score was 2-2,/ Katie Casey, she had the clue,/ to cheer on the boys,/ she knew just what to do') may explain why the verses don't have the popularity of the chorus, but fans should still enjoy Hirao's dynamic scenes of ballpark action. An included CD features Carly Simon's performance of the song and two others. Ages 4 — up. (Apr.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)

Synopsis:

Get out the peanuts and Cracker Jacks, and get ready for fun with Americas national sport! The unofficial anthem of baseball has never sounded or looked better than it does in this joyful edition, complete with a CD featuring the inimitable Carly Simon.

Colorful, collage-like illustrations are kids tickets into Sluggers Stadium, where two animal teams step up to the plate and vie for victoryall cheered on by Katie Casey, the baseball-loving cat. And what a game it is! Giraffe winds up at the pitchers mound, hoping for a strikeout. But, with a thwack, ball meets bat and Crocodile is off and running. Can Tiger tag him out at first? Hed better, because Elephants up next and that will cause a commotion!

Open the pages, put on the CDwhich contains I Gave My Love a Cherry and Scarborough Fair, along with Take Me Out to the Ball Gameand introduce young fans to baseball.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781936140268
Author:
Norworth, Jack
Publisher:
Imagine/Peter Yarrow
Subject:
Children s-Sports Fiction-Baseball
Subject:
Baseball
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20110401
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from K up to 12
Language:
English
Pages:
26
Dimensions:
10.78 x 11.82 x 0.54 in 1.55 lb
Age Level:
up to 99

Related Subjects

Children's » Music » General
Children's » Nonfiction » Sports and Recreation » General
Children's » Picture Books » Books with Audio
Children's » Sports and Outdoors » Sports Fiction » Baseball and Softball

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Product details 26 pages Imagine Publishing - English 9781936140268 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "This ode to Norworth's beloved anthem includes the song's little-known verses about 'Katie Casey,' who is depicted as a baseball-obsessed cat. When Katie's 'beau' (a white dog) asks Katie to the movies, she instead suggests a trip to the stadium. There, they root, root, root for the home team, which includes a giraffe, zebra, and elephant. Sometimes awkward phrasing and meter ('When the score was 2-2,/ Katie Casey, she had the clue,/ to cheer on the boys,/ she knew just what to do') may explain why the verses don't have the popularity of the chorus, but fans should still enjoy Hirao's dynamic scenes of ballpark action. An included CD features Carly Simon's performance of the song and two others. Ages 4 — up. (Apr.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)
"Synopsis" by , Get out the peanuts and Cracker Jacks, and get ready for fun with Americas national sport! The unofficial anthem of baseball has never sounded or looked better than it does in this joyful edition, complete with a CD featuring the inimitable Carly Simon.

Colorful, collage-like illustrations are kids tickets into Sluggers Stadium, where two animal teams step up to the plate and vie for victoryall cheered on by Katie Casey, the baseball-loving cat. And what a game it is! Giraffe winds up at the pitchers mound, hoping for a strikeout. But, with a thwack, ball meets bat and Crocodile is off and running. Can Tiger tag him out at first? Hed better, because Elephants up next and that will cause a commotion!

Open the pages, put on the CDwhich contains I Gave My Love a Cherry and Scarborough Fair, along with Take Me Out to the Ball Gameand introduce young fans to baseball.

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