B Is for Baller: The Ultimate Basketball Alphabet (ABC to MVP)

by James Littlejohn (Author) Matthew Shipley (Illustrator)

B Is for Baller: The Ultimate Basketball Alphabet (ABC to MVP)
Reading Level: K − 1st Grade
Series: ABC to MVP
Featuring dozens of iconic NBA superstars like Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, LeBron James, Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, and Steph Curry, B is for Baller is the ultimate alphabet book for young hoops fans--whether they're taking their first shot at the ABCs or already perfecting their threes! James Littlejohn's words leap off the page and bring legends to life, while Matthew Shipley's colorful, stylish illustrations are sure to delight fans young and old. What started as a successful Kickstarter project from two passionate NBA fans is now the perfect read for little ballers everywhere!

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The dynamic, eyecatching artwork is appealing, and the breathless enthusiasm of the text is pretty infectious. For little ones
with die-hard NBA-fanatic adults in their lives, this could be a lot of fun.

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James Littlejohn
James Littlejohn is a writer, father, and fan of inside-the-park home runs. At this point, he's not really sure what he's supposed to do with all the baseball cards he got as a kid. Matthew Shipley is an illustrator whose art has appeared in projects from Major League Soccer, ESPN, Bleacher Report, TheTwoPointOne, and The Globe and Mail, among others. With James Littlejohn, he is the creator of B is for Baller: The Ultimate Basketball Alphabet and G is for Golazo: The Ultimate Soccer Alphabet.
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Guided Reading Level
Publication date
October 20, 2018

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