Three-time Caldecott Medal winner and bestseller David Wiesner works his visual magic in this near-wordless account of the most suspenseful, nerve-wracking few seconds in a baseball game.
David Wiesner is one of the best-loved and most highly acclaimed picture book creators in the world. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have won numerous awards in the US and all over the globe. He lives with his family outside of Philadelphia, USA.
"Wiesner conveys with startling immediacy how time slows in moments
of crisis, and the way that people move back and forth between the
outer world of reality and the complicated, many-dimensional world
of interior consciousness." * Publishers Weekly *
"Three-time Caldecott Medalist David Wiesner hits it out of the park with this almost-wordless picture book[.] - Booklist, starred review" -- Booklist * Booklist *
"[E]xpertly layers elements of relatable emotion, boundless imagination, eye-popping action, and out-and-out fun... Wiesner's beautifully composed paintings realistically portray his characters, their activities, and their social interactions, making the flights of fancy all the more effective. [Readers] will relate to this story. VERDICT A mesmerizing and entertaining offering that will be enjoyed by a broad audience. A must-have addition to sports shelves. - SLJ, starred review" -- SLJ * SLJ *
"Wiesner is a master of fantastical wordless (or nearly so) adventures, and what seems like a simple event becomes a series of might-have-beens and possibilities... Readers will interpret it any way they wish, perhaps differently with each perusal... Wonderfully imaginative and intriguing. - Kirkus, starred review" -- Kirkus * Kirkus *
"[I Got It!] features [Wiesner's] trademark hyperrealistic art that makes the ordinary... extraordinary with visual narrative twists that are always unexpected, never predictable. - Horn Book" -- Horn Book * Horn Book *