Bonaparte Plays Ball (Hardcover)

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By Margery Cuyler, Will Terry (Illustrator)
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Join a skeleton named Bonaparte and his teammates as they compete in the Weird Series--a monster version of the World Series--in this picture book perfect for fans of baseball and silly monsters alike!

It's the Weird Series and Bonaparte's team, the Little Monsters, are gearing up to play against the Mighty Aliens for the championship title.

The competition is fierce and Bonaparte, of course, is a jumble of bones. What if he loses his backbone while at bat? What if the Mighty Aliens make fun of him?

With bullies on the other team and the bases loaded, will Bonaparte be able to hold himself together and hit a home run without losing his head?

Fans of Bonaparte Falls Apart will delight in seeing this cast of monstrous friends band together to overcome their nerves and remain good sports as they play the game of their lives!

About the Author

Margery Cuyler has written more than forty books for children, including Bonaparte Falls Apart and Skeleton for Dinner, also illustrated by Will Terry. She lives in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, with her husband. They have two grown children. Follow Margery on Facebook or visit her at

Will Terry has illustrated more than thirty books for children, including Bonaparte Falls Apart and Skeleton for Dinner by Margery Cuyler. He lives in Utah with his family. Visit Will at

Praise For…

"Lots of fun with a gentle message for little ones and their grown-ups." --Kirkus Reviews

Hilarious—and motivating—especially for sports-centric kids.” —Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9781984830470
ISBN-10: 1984830473
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: March 10th, 2020
Pages: 40