Book Review - In the Big Inning

In the Big Inning
Bible Riddles from the Back Pew

written by Mike Thaler
illustrated by Jared Lee

Do you know a child who likes jokes? If so, this is the book for them! Full of riddles with a Bible theme, each riddle is colorfully illustrated and designed to tickle young funny bones. My favorite: "How do you know they rode motorcycles in the Bible?" Answer: "Because the Bible tells us that Joshua's Trimuph was 'heard throughout the land.'" There's a Triumph in my husband's garage, and now I'll chuckle every time I look at it.

I received this book as part of the FIRST Wild Card blog tour program, so here's the official stuff:

Today's FIRST Wild Card author is:

Mike Thaler (Author)
Jared Lee (Illustrator)

and the book:

In the Big Inning: Bible Riddles from the Back Pew

Zonderkidz (February 1, 2010)

***Special thanks to Krista Ocier of Zondervan for sending me a review copy.***


Known as the Riddle King of America, Mike Thaler is the author of the popular Black Lagoon books and the Heaven and Mirth series. He lives in Portland, Oregon, and travels nationally, speaking in schools, libraries, and churches.

Visit the author's website.

Jared Lee is an accomplished illustrator with experience working for the likes of L.L. Bean, Procter and Gamble, Hasbro, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, and the U.S. Postal Service. He currently resides in Lebanon, Ohio.

Visit the illustrator's website.

Product Details:

List Price: $4.99
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: Zonderkidz (February 1, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0310715970
ISBN-13: 978-0310715979
Product Dimensions: 7.8 x

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