Mitchell Goes Bowling

Mitchell Goes Bowling

Book - 2013
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Random House, Inc.
Battle on! Head to the lanes for another hilarious, high-energy story as four-year-old Mitchell and his obliging dad strike a winning deal.

Mitchell liked to knock things down.
That's just how he rolled.

One Saturday, when Mitchell almost knocks down his dad, his dad catches him and puts him in the car. And when they step into the bowling alley, Mitchell feels right at home. Pizza! Giant crashing noises! Special shoes! But as Mitchell picks up the biggest ball and quickly learns the word gutter, and when Dad does a little kick with his leg and earns a big X on the scoreboard, Mitchell starts to get peevish. How can Mitchell get a chance to do a steamin'-hot-potato-dance too? With wit, warmth, and comedic charm, Hallie Durand and Tony Fucile roll another strike with this tale of a lovably rambunctious child and his doting dad.

Baker & Taylor
Mitchell, who loves to knock things down, goes bowling for the first time with his father, but he discovers that getting a strike isn't as easy as his dad makes it look.

& Taylor

Brought to a bowling alley by his long-suffering dad, 4-year-old Mitchell, a high-energy child who enjoys knocking things down, delights in the alley's amazing sights and sounds before resolving to learn the amazing "potato dance" that earns his father a big "X" on the scoreboard. By the creators of Mitchell's License.

Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2013
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780763660499
Branch Call Number: JP Duran
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill
Additional Contributors: Fucile, Tony


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Greg_library Feb 03, 2016

An enjoyable book. Hallie Durand's writing and Tony Fucile's illustrations combine to give a very pleasant and heart-warming father-and-son's story. One of the very few books I smiled all the way through. An improvement on "Mitchell's license".

Mitchell's dad (and former car, see Mitchell's License) introduces him to the wonders of bowling. But knocking pins down is harder than it looks and Mitchell is soon frustrated. Luckily, Dad not only knows how to do a steamin' hot potato dance, he also knows exactly what his son needs. Strikes all the right notes! (see what I did there?)

AllForHim Jan 18, 2014

very cute story of Daddy/son time and the challenge of being competative

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Greg_library Feb 03, 2016

Greg_library thinks this title is suitable for 4 years and over


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Greg_library Feb 03, 2016

A father takes his energetic son out one Saturday to a bowling alley. An affectionate and humourous story about Mitchell's first experience in learning how to bowl.


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