A Ball for Daisy

Christopher Raschka

No. of pages 32

A wordless picture book showing the fun a dog has with her ball, and what happens when it is lost. ThisNew York Times Bestseller andNew York Times Best Illustrated Book relates a story about love and loss as only Chris Rashcka can tell it. Any child who has ever had a beloved toy break will relate to Daisy's anguish when her favorite ball is destroyed by a bigger dog. In the tradition of his nearly wordless picture bookYo! Yes?, Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka explores in pictures the joy and sadness that having a special toy can bring. Raschka's signature swirling, impressionistic illustrations and his affectionate story will particularly appeal to young dog lovers and teachers and parents who have children dealing with the loss of something special.


A Ball for Daisy by Christopher Raschka won the Caldecott Award in 2012. It currently has a 5 star rating on TheBookSeekers. There are currently no reviews for this book on this site. Click on the + buttons to include your own ratings!

A Ball for Daisy is an illustrated book and features the illustrations of Christopher Raschka. It was written for young readers to enjoy.

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