A nonfiction Little Golden Book about the trailblazing baseball player!
This Little Golden Book captures the essence of Jackie Robinson for the littlest readers. Lively text and compelling artwork detail Robinson's remakable journey from childhood, to playing for the Negro Leagues, to then becoming the first African American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era. Little ones will be inspired by the many challenges Robinson gracefully rose to, while they learn important baseball and civil rights history.
About the Author
FRANK BERRIOS has been working as a children's book editor for more than fifteen years, and is also a prolific author. He recently wrote Football with Dad and Soccer With Mom for Little Golden Books, as well as DC Super Friends: The Flash! and Marvel: Black Panther.
BETSY BAUER graduated from the Ringling College of Art and Design with a BFA in computer animation. She created hundreds of whimsical illustrations, films, and games known as "Google Doodles" in Silicon Valley. Since then, she has worked with Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation, Nickelodeon, Dreamworks TV, Disney TV, and Mattel on various animated projects.