Picture Book Review: Goodnight Baseball, by Michael Dahl and Christina Forshay (Illustrator)

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Goodnight Baseball, by Michael Dahl and Christina Forshay (Illustrator)

From the arrival at the stadium to the last goodnight, Goodnight Baseball is a sweet, nostalgic tale– told in gentle, funny rhyme– about the thrill of the game and a day at the ballpark.

Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Picture Window Books (February 1, 2013)

My Review:

Goodnight Baseball is a picture book that will appeal to young children, especially baseball lovers.  It is written in rhymes, which works well for the most part.  There are only a few lines here and there that don’t quite work.

The illustrations are sweet and perfect for the story.  The colors that Forshay uses give off a warm, cheerful feeling that comes with happy childhood memories.

About the Author:

 Michael Dahl is the author of
over 100 children’s books. Some of his most popular series are Finnegan
Zwake, Library of Doom, and Dragonblood. He resides in Minneapolis,
Minnesota, in a haunted house.

He also writes under aliases Chris Carey, Rick Thomas, and Mark Ziegler.

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2 Comments

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    Adriana (BooksOnHerMind)
    January 31, 2013 at 12:07 am

    Perfect book for boys and girls! But mostly boys. There should be a softball book for girls… Anyways this sounds good. I like the cover more than anything.

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    Elaine Day
    January 25, 2015 at 3:32 pm

    You definitely come with exceptional articles and reviews.

    My Blog: SoftballArena

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