I was thrilled when I landed this assignment from Humpty Dumpty Magazine since I’m a big baseball fan. I was also quite pleased when they didn’t seem to mind me referencing my team the Toronto Blue Jays, and about to strike out the Boston Red Sox no less! I also decided to make the second baseman a boy version of new Hall-of-Famer Roberto Alomar.
This piece is featured on the back cover and accompanies the poem The Old Ball Game by Lorna Johnson. It’s on shelves now so get yours today!