Publication Date: 9/1/2007
Page Count: 32
Size: 10-3/8″ x 8-1/2″
Age Range: 4 – 8
F&P: L, Gr 2, Genre RF
Themes: Play, Relationships, Sports
BISAC 1: JUV019000 JUVENILE FICTION /Humorous Stories
BISAC 2: JUV005000 JUVENILE FICTION / Boys & Men
BISAC 3: JUV032150 JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Soccer
“In a warm reversal of the usual competitive sports message, a parent teaches his son to let go and just have fun…The playful illustrations in watercolor and collage show the team playing ball and also goofing off; and the simple, rhythmic words, featuring lots of repetition, will have kids joining in.” ―Booklist
Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List (Primary) ―Kansas National Education Association, 2008
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Meet the Author
Sherry Shahan is a photojournalist and the author of numerous books for young readers, including Death Mountain and That’s Not How You Play Soccer, Daddy!.Shahan lives in California.
Meet the Illustrator
Tatjana Mai-Wyss was born in Switzerland. She has illustrated a number of picture books, including A Tree for Emmy and That’s Not How You Play Soccer, Daddy! She lives in South Carolina.