Who's on First?

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Quirk Books, Jul 2, 2013 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
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“Who’s on first. What’s on second. I Don’t Know’s on third.” One of the classic comedy sketches of all time is now transformed into a priceless picture book—and it’s a great read for kids of all ages. Follow the mistaken identities, confusion, and lots of laughs as Rabbit and Bear act out this scene. The book will appeal to Abbott and Costello fans, baseball fans, and anyone who enjoys funny banter-driven picture books. Illustrated in full color with slightly retro stylized illustrations.

“The book is stunning ~ dad and Bud would be proud!!”—Chris Costello, Daughter of Lou Costello

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User Review  - Quiltingdragon - LibraryThing

Adorable little book utilizing the classic Abbott & Costello sketch by the same name, reframed for a younger audience who aren't old enough for the classic skit yet. Lovely illustrations and a good ... Read full review

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User Review  - athena.j - LibraryThing

This is a fantasy book, because the illustrations show animals talking, but it could be realistic fiction as well. This book retells the comedy sketch of "Who's on First", which is composed of ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

WILLIAM “BUD” ABBOTT and LOU COSTELLO are among the most famous duos in entertainment history. Together they starred in 36 films and made countless appearances on television and radio. In 1956, they were inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. In 1999, Time magazine named “Who’s on First?” the best comedy sketch of the 20th century.
 
JOHN MARTZ is a cartoonist and illustrator who lives in Toronto with his wife and dog. John loves cartoons, comics, and comedy and grew up watching Abbott and Costello movies. He listened to “Who’s on First?” so many times as a kid that he had it memorized.

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