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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers, Apr 2, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
22 Reviews
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
The story is mainly told through the illustrations. - Goodreads
It could lead to a writing assignment. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Tosca Scholfield-johnson - Goodreads

This is a book that only uses the word "ball." The story is mainly told through the illustrations. It is about a dog who wants his owner to throw his ball for him. However, when she goes to school, he ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alyssa Weber - Goodreads

Ball by Mary Sullivan is a simple book that young children are sure to love! The book provides hilarious graphic images for the children to look at. These images allow even the youngest reader to ... 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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