The Book

The Book

Baseball is an American family tradition for both people and pigeons alike! For Smidgen and his family, living in a famous stadium sounds like fun. But, when you’re Smidgen, it also comes with its challenges, like passing a night flying test and learning to be friends with a rival team. Growing up just seems tough! Can Smidgen’s love for baseball guide him through his growing pains and help him earn his stripes?

In Sue Nichols’ Smidgen, the Baseball-Loving Pigeon: Growing Up at a Stadium in the Bronx!, young readers meet the adorable Smidgen and learn about the love of baseball as well as many important lessons, including:

• Facing and overcoming your fears,
• Supporting your friends, and
• The importance of teamwork.

Combining whimsical rhymes and rich illustrations, Smidgen, the Baseball-Loving Pigeon invites children on an exciting adventure of sport and self-discovery. Growing up has never been this fun!

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The Book

Baseball is an American family tradition for both people and pigeons alike! For Smidgen and his family, living in a famous stadium sounds like fun. But, when you’re Smidgen, it also comes with its challenges, like passing a night flying test and learning to be friends with a rival team. Growing up just seems tough! Can Smidgen’s love for baseball guide him through his growing pains and help him earn his stripes?

In Sue Nichols’ Smidgen, the Baseball-Loving Pigeon: Growing Up at a Stadium in the Bronx!, young readers meet the adorable Smidgen and learn about the love of baseball as well as many important lessons, including:

• Facing and overcoming your fears,
• Supporting your friends, and
• The importance of teamwork.

Combining whimsical rhymes and rich illustrations, Smidgen, the Baseball-Loving Pigeon invites children on an exciting adventure of sport and self-discovery. Growing up has never been this fun!

Reviews

What Readers Say

“Smidgen, the Baseball-Loving Pigeon is overflowing with positive messaging and themes that are creatively wrapped up in a heartwarming children’s book.”

— Jamie Michele, Reader’s Favorite

“Smidgen, the Baseball-Loving Pigeon isn’t just about baseball—it’s about the things that make a home, from family and friends to community support, shared passions, and complex life lessons.”

The Children’s Book Review

“Smidgen’s progression from hatchling to active young pigeon offers a framework for a tale of unstinting Yankees enthusiasm… A baseball-centered tale with lively action and an earnest message of togetherness.”

— Kirkus Reviews

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