The Day Roy Riegels Ran the Wrong Way

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At the 1929 Rose Bowl, talented center Roy Riegels picked up a fumble and made an incredible sixty-five-yard run. There was just one problem: Roy Riegels was running the wrong way!

Renowned author Dan Gutman recreates this painful (but funny) moment in sports history in a picture book play-by-play of the game's most thrilling moments-all framed by a friendly grandpa remembering the game for his grandson.

Told with the excitement of a sports announcer calling the greatest game of his life, and shown through vivid, cartoonlike illustrations by Kerry Talbott, The Day Roy Riegels Ran the Wrong Way is a feast of humor and history for any sports fan.---from the publisher

40 pages                      978-1599904948                    Ages 4-8

Keywords:  football, sports, mistakes, history, humor, fun, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, grandpa, multigenerational

Editor's note: Based on a true story

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