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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers, Apr 2, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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A dog with a ball is one of the most relentlessly hopeful creatures on Earth. After his best little-girl pal leaves for school, this dog hits up yoga mom, baby, and even the angry cat for a quick throw. No luck. Forced to go solo, the dog begins a hilarious one-sided game of fetch until naptime's wild, ball-centric dream sequence. The pictures speak a thousand words in this comic book-style ode to canine monomania. Ball? Ball.

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Great illustrations. - Goodreads
The book seemed to have a nice pace also. - Goodreads
It could lead to a writing assignment. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Sarah Wilbern - Goodreads

Sullivan, Mary. (2013). New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Geisel Award, Williamsburg Library Picture Book Soak This book was very interesting and fun. It was mainly pictures; the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kari - Goodreads

Sullivan, M. (2013). Ball. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Children. Geisel Award 2014, Junior Library Guild Selection I Can Read When a ball obsessed dog's owner leaves for school, this ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

In her formative years, Mary Sullivan spent a great deal of time drawing. Though she received a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin, she considers herself a self-trained illustrator. Ms. Sullivan has shown her work at galleries and coffees shops in Dallas and Austin. She channels her considerableácreative energy áinto projectsáfor Highlights for Children , Scholastic, Innovative Kids, School Zone, Oxford PressáU.K., Pearson and many more. Ball! isá first book Ms. Sullivan has both written and illustrated and it's her first title for Houghton Mifflin. She lives in Cedar Park, Texas.Visit

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