While I really like the idea of how simple language, limited text and use of cut out photography is used to make the game understandable to the newest of readers; I wondered why the editors seem to add the call out bubbles to either the players or the little character on the pages. Some of the cartoony stuff was a bit silly, but it works in the context of the book. A cartoon character guides readers through the pages that explain the organization of teams, the use of equipment, and the structure of games. If the book's goal was to win. Much of the game is condensed and explained really well. Terms, plays and equipment are explained in simple language with a mix of photographs of actual players and cartoon-style font and characters. Or get them interested in a new sport.
Recommends This Book 'My First Book of Hockey: A Rookie Book: Mostly Everything Explained About the Game' by Editors of Sports Illustrated for Kids is a fun introduction to the sport of hockey. If you have a small person in your household that you want to introduce to the great game then this is the perfect place to start. Enjoy the book, I know you will love it! All the speech bubbles are fun to read too, as it cool to see what the players are thinking during those moments. This is a great read aloud book for a little hockey fan. With a fun mix of Sports Illustrated action photography, simple text, a full glossary of terms, and cool graphics, My First Book of Hockey introduces readers to the basics. During t This series is great, and this hockey book is no exception.
All of the rules can be found in the book along with pictures of real hockey players. A post from today, 6 years ago — A post from today, 6 years ago — A post from today, 5 years ago — A post from today, 5 years ago — A post from today, 4 years ago — A post from today, 4 years ago — A post from today, 3 years ago — Thanks to the publisher for sending a copy of this book for the purpose of this review. A really good intro to how the game is played, some of the rules and basic terminology. A clear and concise guide that the hockey rookie in your life will love. The explanations of how the game is played are accompanied by diagrams that show the field and a variety of tactics.
Sports Illustrated Kids What a fantastic picture book to show the basics of football!! It's a fun book for hockey novices and for hockey fans. The closest I probably ever got to seeing hockey played was on the television, and maybe a few sticks being thrown around the frozen ponds we would skate on over the winter months. Inside the book, written for the tiniest goalie in training is a super simple guide to hockey. This book has all the gripping power of dull blades. There is something special about a book that first introduces a child to something.
The design is colorful and appealing. The players think and say funny things as the rules are explained. The different positions of the players, the rink, and even the Zamboni gets some mention. Simple text with engaging action photography and a glossary of essential football terms throughout, including punt, tackle, kickoff, end zone and more, reinforce the message on each page with humor and fun. In an effort to get all the different pro teams in on the action, there is little continuity—one player shoots, but another scores; one gets a penalty, but another enters the penalty box. Recommends This Book A great gift for young children being introduced to the game for the first time. It makes the book a little lighter, and it brings up some questions that kids may have when learning these rules of the game.
If you have a small person in your household that you want to introduce to the great game then this is the perfect place to start. The puck drops, skates flash, and sticks fly-a hockey game is underway! The book covers almost all aspects of playing and understanding the game: positioning the players, equipment needed, location where it's played, rules of the game, half-time zamboni intervention, and practising good sportsmanship during and after the game, just to name a few. Thank you for allowing me to review this ebook. Count players, sticks and Stanley cups, explore the colors of the rainbow through team logos and sweaters; look for familiar shapes amongst pucks, scorebaords and nets, and work your way through an alphabet that includes everything from A is for Arena to Z is for Zamboni, and everything hockey in between. I might be able to call a player offsides and I know what a hat trick is now. Although this book is geared to children, I know many adults that would benefit from this book.
However I what seemed to be an attempt at humor through the call-outs, fail in my opinion and I wish that this was done a little more cleverly or subtly. This book does a great job explaining hockey to a child. Perfect present for Christmas ; Does a really great job of explaining the most basic terms and rules of hockey - and not just to kids, either! Entertaining, insightful and a damn good read, Hockey Confidential is a must for every hockey fan. It contains everything from positions to the more common penalties. I learned a couple of things while reading this book. It is a fun and engaging way to learn a new sport. Kids will grab hold of it again and again.
With a fun mix of Sports Illustrated action photography, simple text, a full glossary of terms, and cool graphics, My First Book of Hockey introduces readers to the basics. Road hockey was how they grew up, how they communicated, how they thought, and how they forged life-long memories. Families devote thousands of dollars to their sons and daughters playing in leagues that travel all across their state and even farther. The basic play and more well known penalties are explained as well as the penalty box and what a power play is. We will be getting them copies of this book as a gift from my son. The book is cleverly divided into three periods with a digital countdown clock on each 2-page spread.
Readers will find photos of actual hockey players and big bold words like Forwards, Rink, Face-Off and more for easy reference. In Coast to Coast, a wide range of contributors examine the historical development of hockey across Canada, in both rural and urban settings, to ask how ideas about hockey have changed. Recommends This Book It is that time of year again and the start of a new Hockey season is upon us. They were actual current hockey players with names shown and mentioned. Supplied by Net Galley and the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. It even includes the reasons for the most common penalty calls and these are done particularly well.
Learn all about the strangest sports in the world. With a fun mix of Sports Illustrated action photography, simple text, a full glossary of terms, and cool graphics, My First Book of Hockey introduces readers to the basics. Written by Olympic Gold Medalist and U. Every 2 page spread introduces one aspect of hockey by using photographs and simple sentences to hook the reader. I did, and still today, know more about the game of Hockey then I do Football. Overall, a good introductory start for the under 5 years age group. The book covers almost all aspects of playing and understanding the game: positioning the players, equipment needed, location where it's played, rules of the game, half-time zamboni intervention, and practising good sportsmanship during and after the game, just to name a few.