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Barretta, Gene

The Bat Can Bat: A Book of True Homonyms

(4) K-3 Following a presidential decree that "every animal has the RIGHT to play sports. 'That's RIGHT!'," a dozen-odd spreads describe various animals in athletic engagement: "The STEER tried to STEER his skateboard"; "The cougar makes an awful RACKET when she swings her RACKET"; etc. Although this basic introduction to homonyms lacks lyricism, it doesn't lack humor, thanks to Barretta's slapstick but not slapdash watercolors.

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