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Casey Back at Bat (Paperback)

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Description


The mighty Casey is getting what any failed sports hero most desires: a second chance. He's got to prove himself after his last, disastrous game. All eyes are on Casey as he steps up to the plate. Will he finally bring joy to Mudville?

It's a hilarious sequel to Ernest Lawrence Thayer's famous poem "Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic.

About the Author


Dan Gutman is the author of many books for children, including the My Weird School series, the Baseball Card Adventure series, and the New York Times bestselling Genius Files series. Thanks to his many fans who voted in their classrooms, he has received nineteen state book awards and ninety-two state book award nominations. Dan lives in Haddonfield, New Jersey, with his wife, Nina.

In addition to the Genius Files series, Dan Gutman is the author of the Baseball Card Adventure series, which has sold more than one and a half million copies, and the My Weird School series, which has sold over six million copies worldwide.

Thanks to his many fans who voted in their classrooms, he has received fifteen state book awards and thirty-eight state book award nominations. Dan Gutman lives in Haddonfield, New Jersey, with his wife, Nina, and their two children, Sam and Emma.



Steve Johnson has authored or co-authored more than 90 titles on a variety of computer software. Steve has written on Windows, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Expression Web, Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, and Mac OS X. In 1991, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve founded Perspection, Inc., which writes and produces software training in print and Web editions.

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.”
-People

“A solid homer.”
-Chicago Sun-Times

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060560270
ISBN-10: 0060560274
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: March 24th, 2009
Pages: 32
Language: English