About the Book
Just in time for spring training! Don't take Big Dog Bill out to the ballgame! This hilarious Step 1 early reader is about a dog who loves T-ball! Well, he loves the ball.
Jack and Jill bring Big Dog Bill to their T-ball game. Crack! The moment the ball is hit, Big Dog Bill can be counted on to steal it, and hilarity ensues as everyone tries to catch him. Once Jill spies a hot dog cart, a bright idea to save the daypops into her head. Just like Jack and Jill and Big Dog Bill, written and illustrated by Martha Weston, this fun phonics reader helps children with alliteration, rhyming, and word families.
Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.
About the Author
Terry Pierce lives in a big blue house with a terrific husband, two crazy cats, and one very hairy dog. Her son is in college and studying to become a marine biologist. Her house has also been home to various frogs, lizards, a guinea pig, and fish. You can visit her website at http://www.terrypiercebooks.com.
Sue DiCicco is the author-illustrator of many beloved storybooks for children. Born in Southern California, she attended Cal Arts, then worked for Disney and other studios as an animator before opening her own studio. She illustrated the Little Golden Books The Poky Little Puppy's Wonderful Winter Day and The Poky Little Puppy and the Pumpkin Patch as well as Random House's Step into Reading titles The Poky Little Puppy, The Shy LIttle Kitten, Scuffy the Tugboat, The Little Red Caboose, Tootle, Tawny Scrawny LIon, and The Shy Little Kitten's Christmas. She lives in Santa Barbara, California.