Matthew Meatball and the Marinara Misfits

by Marie G. Bruno, With Maryann Bruno & Illustrated by Jacob McCranie



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/22/2017

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 48
ISBN : 9781480843783
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 48
ISBN : 9781480843790

About the Book

Matthew Meatball loves to play baseball with his friends. His Team, “The Marinara Misfits” have been practicing hard to try to make the playoffs. Matthew Meatball is in such a hurry to get to the game, he takes a shortcut through South Street.

Everyone knows that “Buster Bully” lives on South Street. Buster is Big, he’s mean and he terrorizes the kids in the neighborhood. But Matt is in a hurry! He doesn’t want to be late for his game.

Sure enough, as Matt is hurrying down South Street “Buster Bully” confronts him. Buster pushes and shoves poor Matt and there is nobody around to help.

Come along and find out how Matthew Meatball handles his encounter with the “Bully”.

Meet the “Marinara Misfit” Team. Read all about the Big Game against the Terrible Tigers.

Don’t give away the Surprise Ending!

Let’s Go! PLAY BALL!

About the Author

About the Author
Marie Bruno is a gifted storyteller with an active imagination.
Writing for children is easy for Bruno. She has created enjoyable stories and characters for her children and grandchildren. "Rhyming stories are fun and give the child an "ear" for sound-alike words", says Bruno.
Uncle Uli's Unusual Umbrella is another work by this talented Children's Author.
About Dr. Maryann Bruno, Ed.D
Dr. Maryann Bruno, Ed.D. is a lifelong Educator. She earned her B. A. Degree from Florida Atlantic University. Her Master's Degree in Leadership was conferred from Troy University. Both her Specialist and Doctoral Degrees in Curriculum and Instruction were conferred from Argosy University in Atlanta.
As a former Dean of Students, Dr. Bruno has witnessed and experienced the damaging effects of "Bullying" on a first-hand basis. She cautions parents to be aware and mindful of their child's activities and behavior.
Dr. Bruno cautions, "Bullying isn't always physical and is no longer confined to schools and play yards. The Internet and cell phones are rapidly becoming a very dangerous, lethal and preferred form of Cyber-Bullying. Monitor and scrutinize your child's Cyber Time. Let's all work together to help save our children and to bring Bullying and it's tragic effects to an end."