Left Reeling: You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!

Wednesday, June 10, 2009.

You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?! Author: Jonah Winter (on JOMB)
Illustrator: André Carrilho (on JOMB)
Published: 2009 Schwartz & Wade (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0375837388

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Gilded, stylized illustrations, scads of stats and lilting, laid back narration present an inspiring tale of persistence, power, poise and prevalent potential in this intimate look at the short but striking career of one of baseball’s greats.

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2 Comments »

Comment by dmsharp

June 11, 2009 @ 1:03 pm

How great! I just blogged this morning before work and when I fired up itunes at work down the list was your review.

You’re right that the book is fantastic. The way the story is told seems perfect with the voice that is telling it. I loved the artwork, too. Its really a kid’s book that adults, like myself, will enjoy as much or more than their kids.

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June 11, 2009 @ 2:05 pm

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