Swish! Written by Bill Martin, Jr. & Michael Sampson is a phenomenally fun read aloud! (Bill Martin, Jr. also wrote Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom)
Action, words and pictures combine to deliver an exciting story.
The narrative builds as the game gets more tense — like a sports announcer but better because it’s contained within the portable pages of a (picture!) book and can be touched and re-read at will.
I wish there were more books like this about girls’ athletics.
It includes lessons about diversity and teamwork without preaching.
We read this one over and over in our family.
Illustrated by Michael Chesworth