Clorinda Plays Baseball! by Robert Kinerk & Steven Kellogg

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Robert Kinerk’s and beloved artist Steven Kellogg’s Clorinda returns to play ball!

Clorinda the irrepressible cow is back! This time the bovine’s at bat for her favorite team, the Red Hats of BossTown. And the rival team is in trouble…because when Clorinda steps up to the plate—it’s a win for the home team for sure!

Whimsical, rhyming text from Robert Kinerk paired with humorously detailed illustrations from acclaimed illustrator Steven Kellogg,makes for a charming tale of teamwork that reinforces the importance of self esteem. 
 

About Robert Kinerk & Steven Kellogg

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Robert Kinerk has worked as a journalist, playwright, and children’s book author. He grew up in Alaska and now he and his wife, Anne, live in Massachusetts.Steven Kellogg is the beloved illustrator of more than ninety books for children, including Clorinda and Clorinda Takes Flight, both by Robert Kinerk, Can I Keep Him?, and the Pinkerton series. He lives with his family in Essex, New York. Stephen Kellogg was born in Norwalk, Connecticut on October 26, 1941. He attended the Rhode Island School of Design and majored in illustration. While in college, he won a fellowship to spend his senior year studying and working in Florence, Italy. Kellogg has illustrated over one hundred titles and written some of his own. Titles he has written include the Island of the Skog, which won the Michigan State Young Readers Award, and was included on Booklist's Books for Every Child and the CBC Books for Peace list, A Rose for Pinkerton!, Pinkerton, Behave!, and Tallyho, Pinkerton!
 
Published February 21, 2012 by Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books. 40 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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A rotund farm animal with a big personality and a yen to dance heads for the Big City.

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Kinerk and Kellogg pair up for another adventure featuring Clorinda, the cow with distinctly bigger-than-bovine aspirations.

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Having been a ballerina and a pilot in previous outings, Clorinda, a very determined and talented cow, sets her sights on playing big-league baseball.

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In her third comedic outing, Clorinda the cow dreams of joining her favorite baseball team—the Red Hats of Bosstown.

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