Three-time Caldecott winner and bestseller David Wiesner works his visual magic in this near-wordless account of the most suspenseful, nerve-wracking few seconds in a baseball game.
David Wiesner brings his trademark artistry and rich imagination to the iconic American game of baseball. The few seconds after the ball leaves the bat can be infinitely long. For this eager young outfielder, there's plenty of time to envision the increasingly fantastic and funny situations that might interfere with making the catch. Summoning determination and courage, he overcomes the imaginary obstacles and turns them into a springboard for success. I Got It! reveals the extraordinary within the ordinary, taking readers on an amazing journey in a few seconds on a baseball field.--from the publisher
32 pages 978-0544309029 Ages 4-7
The bat hits the ball with a crack. Out in the field, a boy waits with his glove ready. Then, time slows down.
As he waits, his eye concentrating on the ball, his mind imagines obstacles in his way. Will he be able to catch the ball?
Everyone wants to belong and this boy knows if he makes the catch he'll be part of the team. But look at all the things that just might go wrong.
Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com